The links on this page are provided for your convenience. The contents of the websites below are outside the clinics control and therefore may not be current, the treatment may not be available in BC or the information may not fully reflect the beliefs of the doctors at the Medical Arts Centre.
- American Heart Association
American website for healthy heart advice and patient information.
- Bayview Medical Clinic
A fellow Nanaimo based medical clinic with a good list of medical website resources.
- British Columbia Cancer Agency
Shows guidelines, some information regarding cancer and follow up protocols, also has a good list of other websites relating to treatment of cancer.
- Canadian Diabetes Association
Non-profit society with information about diabetes.
- Canadian Hypertension Society
Non-profit society with information about hypertension.
- Centre for Disease Control, BC
A BC based website for communicable disease information and advisories.
- Here to Help
A BC based website for the support of individuals or families managing mental health or substance use problems.
- Hereditary Cancer Testing
Do you have a family history of cancer? This is part of the BC Cancer agencies website, providing information about whether your family should get genetic testing for hereditary cancers.
- HIV and AIDS – BC Centre for Excellence
The HIV treatment centre for the province, led by Dr Julio Montaner.
- Hospice Society of Nanaimo
An excellent local resource to provide compassionate support for adults, teens and children as they go through the process of bereavement.
- Hypertension Canada
Canadian based website with lots of information about hypertension and its causes, treatments and complications.
BC immunization schedules – child and adult.
- Immunization Canada
Public Health Canada Website – also check ImmunizeBC website for current BC schedules.
- National Institute on Drug Abuse
A US based website with information for patients and health providers about the science behind drug abuse and addiction.
A Victoria based website with a good list of medical resources and links in BC and worldwide.
Pregnancy and perinatal information website by the Hospital for Sick Kids.
- My E-health
A page that allows you to login and see your blood results – the website provided by Excelleris – a company that delivers electronic lab data around the province.
- Nanaimo Community Resources
Local website with links to available non-profit groups, charities and support services.
- Patient UK
Patient informaton leaflet site, based in the United Kingdom.
- Prenatal Genetic Screening BC
Prenatal genetic screening information site for British Columbia.
- Sexuality and You
A Canadian website with excellent information about birth control methods, sexually transmitted infections and sexual health.
- Sexual Health – Centre for Disease Control
A BC based website for information about Sexual health.
- Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Canada
Useful female health information in the womens health section.
- Travel Reports and Warnings
Website from Foreign Affairs office containing travel advice for foreign countries.
- Up to Date
US based website for evidence based health provider information and a good list of patient information.
Information provided by the BC Centre for Disease Control.