Dokis First Nation
Diabetes Program

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Description
Provides education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes
  • Provides case management and screening services
  • Provides one-on-one or group consultation on monitoring blood sugar levels and medications
  • Offers basic foot care
  • Works to reduce the number of avoidable complications that can arise from uncontrolled diabetes
  • Advises on developing and implementing an approach to care and management of diabetes including healthy eating, exercise, and other lifestyle choices
  • Assists individuals in finding appropriate services
  • Provides referrals to other health care professionals
  • Participates actively in the Integrated Diabetes Care Team with Nipissing and Temagami First Nations which offers quarterly clinics in each community to improve continuity of services that includes ongoing screening, diabetes management, education, medical supervision and referrals to specialized services
Comments
Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Eligibility
Members of Dokis First Nation living with pre-diabetes, type 1 diabetes, and type 2 diabetes or at-risk

Age Requirements: Ages: 18 year(s) and up;
Application Process
  • Appointments recommended
  • No referral required
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On July 25, 2019

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