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LiveWell Chronic Disease Management
First Step Program

​Partnership program with the City of Saskatoon

Who it is for:

Individuals with diabetes, pre-diabetes, high blood pressure, chronic kidney disease, abnormal cholesterol, increased body weight and arthritis.

Goals:

To provide a high quality prevention/rehabilitation program for individuals who want to take control of their health and future well-being.

Service:

  • Offers both education and exercise.  Trained instructors will assess needs and help develop healthy lifestyle habits during each session. 

  • Education topics may include: Goal Setting, Action Planning, Basic Anatomy and Strength, Intro to Risk Factors, Exercise Prescription, High Blood Pressure, Arthritis , Nutrition, Physical Inactivity, Diabetes, Body Weight and Composition, Stress Management, High Cholesterol, and Foot Care.

  • Offered education classes seasonally through the year.

  • Walking is the key activity for exercise, although the program may also include stationary biking, rowing, upper body exercises, resistance and stretching exercises.

How to Register:

Physician referral or self referral.

Cost:

The cost includes 3 months of exercise (3 times/week) plus the education cycle that runs seasonally.

 

​ ​Without Diabetes or Pre-diabetes

​Participant​Support Person
$252.75​$79.50

​ ​With Diabetes or Pre-diabetes (Saskatoon Health Region)

​Participant​Support Person
​$90​$60

 

Schedule

Tuesdays & Thursdays​​Saturdays
​Exercise: 8:00- 11:00 am​Exercise: 9:00 - 11:00 am
​Exercise: 5:00- 8:00 pm​Exercise: 9:00 - 11:30 am (Nov - Apr)

Location:

  • Saskatoon Field House 2020 College Drive 306-975-3354
  • SHAW Centre 122 Bowlt Crescent 306-655-4595

Contact:

For more information on the First Step Program please call:
Shaw Centre: Stacy Sigfusson  306-655-4051 and
Saskatoon Field House: Kelly Goldfinch 306-655-4595
306-655-4596 (Fax)

Rural Central Booking: 1-855-250-7070 (phone)
306-682-4417 (fax)

www.saskatoon.ca/firststep

Last Modified: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 |
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