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Condition Specific Info & Support - Chronic Disease Management

Breathe Well Program

Helps patients being discharged from hospital to manage their Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).more info

Address / Contact Info
Interior Health
1835 Gordon Dr, Ste 200
, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 3H4
Phone: (250) 980-1400
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Canadian Institute for the Relief of Pain and Disability

Provides online webinars and webinar libraries with topics that include returning to work, workplace productivity, and chronic pain.more info

Address / Contact Info
916 West Broadway, Unit 204
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1K7
Phone: 1(604) 684-4148
Fax: 1(604) 684-6247
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Canadian Liver Foundation BC and Yukon

Promotes liver health, reduces the incidence and impact of all liver diseases, and improves the quality of life of those living with liver disease.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Liver Foundation
828 West 8th Ave, Ste 109
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1E3
Phone: 1(604) 707-6430
Fax: 1(604) 681-6067
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Chronic Disease Self-Management Program - ONLINE

Offers a free ON-LINE, evidence-based, health education program that provides information, tools and practical skills on managing long-term health conditions.more info

Address / Contact Info
University of Victoria, Centre on Aging
Toll-free: 1-866-902-3767
Fax: 1(604) 940-2099
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Cystic Fibrosis Canada Okanagan Valley Chapter

Meets on a regular basis to discuss and review strategic directions of Cystic Fibrosis Canada.more info

Address / Contact Info
Cystic Fibrosis Canada
Phone: (250) 307-2375
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Histiocytosis Association of Canada

International group of parents, patients, physicians and friends in search of a cure for the rare blood disease caused by an excess of white blood cells that can lead to organ damage and tumor formation.more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: (250) 764-6104
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Muscular Dystrophy Regional Office

Raises funds for research to find a cure and improve the quality of life of people with neuromuscular disorders.more info

Address / Contact Info
Muscular Dystrophy Canada
Phone: 1(604) 732-8799
Toll-free (TTY): 1-800-366-8166
Fax: 1(604) 731-6127
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Okanagan Mainline Ostomy Association of BC

Provides assistance to those with an Ileostomy, Colostomy, or Urinary Ostomy, their relatives and friends, and medical personnel and suppliers in the Ostomy and related fields.more info

Address / Contact Info
1953 Baron Rd, Ste 101
, Kelowna, BC, V1X 6W2
Phone: (250) 868-3034
Fax: (250) 868-2926
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Self-Management Health Coach Program

Self-Management Health Coach Program provides individualised telephone support for people living with chronic diseases such as diabetes, chronic pain, cancer, heart, kidney and lung diseases, arthritis, lupus, Parkinson, MS, etc. Volunteer health coaches provide weekly 30 minutes telephone coaching for 3 – 6 months for individuals wanting to improve their confidence and motivation to become healthier and to better manage the daily challenges of living with chronic conditions. Individuals are paired with coaches based on gender and possibly shared chronic conditions. more info

Address / Contact Info
University of Victoria, Institute on Aging & Lifelong Health
Ste 210, 4907 Chisholm St
, Delta, BC, V4K 2K6
Main line: (604) 940-1273
Toll Free: 1-866-902-3767
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