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M'Chigeeng First Nation
Diabetes Program

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Description
Provides education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes
  • Coordinates services through Registered Nurse and Dietitian on staff
  • Provides case management and screening services
  • Advises on monitoring blood sugar levels and medications
  • Offers weekly clinics for diabetic clients through a team consisting of a dietitian, nurse educator and foot care provider
  • Works to increase early detection and 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
  • Promotes increased physical activity and knowledge of healthy eating
  • Provides workshops, presentations and hands-on training for cultural activities and traditions
  • Provides referrals if required and assists individuals in finding appropriate services
  • Provides diabetes classes focused on prevention, physical activity and healthy eating with the students at Lakeview School
Comments
Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Manitoulin Island Treaty
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm--4:30 pm
Eligibility
Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation living with diabetes or at-risk
Application Process
Diabetes clinics require booked appointments
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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