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Organization: University of Ottawa Heart Institute - FrancoForme  
Phone Numbers: 613-696-7000 ext 19270
Fax: 613-696-7106
Email: francoforme@ottawaheart.ca
Website: francoforme.ca
Address:
40 Ruskin St, Room 2330
Ottawa, ON
K1Y 4W7
Intersection: Parkdale Ave and Carling Ave
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Executives: Thierry Mesana - President and Chief Executive Officer
tmesana@ottawaheart.ca
Michèle De Margerie - Director
613-696-7000 ext 14754 * mdemargerie@ottawaheart.ca
Public Contacts: Marc Laflamme - Physiotherapist/Regional Coordinator
Jennifer Harris - Regional Manager
613-696-7000 ext 15240
Service Description: Program designed to help reduce cardiovascular risk factors * a mentor will provide personalized, confidential and free intervention plan to achieve a better heart healthy lifestyle

A full evaluation of risk factors is done at the beginning and at the end of the three month program during which a mentor will call, at a chosen frequency, to monitor and provide information on exercise, nutrition, smoking cessation (if needed) and stress management * a one-year follow-up, including updating the cardiovascular risk profile, is offered to all participants * a copy of the cardiovascular risk profile is also provided to the referring physician at each time point

Meetings: Three on site * the rest by telephone
Fees: None
Application: Referral form available on the website * medical referral by family physician or nurse practitioner is needed
Eligibility / Target Population: Franco-Ontarians 18 years and older who have one or more risk factors for heart disease, or those who have cardiovascular disease
Languages: French
Area Served:
Eastern Ontario  
See Also: Heart Disease

This information was last completely updated on March 15, 2018

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