Developing patient resources to enable the exchange of healthy lifestyle information between clinicians and families of children with complex heart problems

Healthy active lifestyles are critically important for children with complex heart problems (CHP) that affect heart structure, rhythm or function. They are atincreased risk for morbidities such as atherosclerosis, obesity, anxiety and depression. Educating children with CHP and their families about the relevance of healthy lifestyles is an important part of clinical care.

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  1. Patricia Longmuir

    Senior Scientist, CHEO Research Institute

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