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Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services Inc
Diabetes Education and Awareness Program

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Supports for people living with pre-diabetes or diabetes

Offers a diabetes management clinic to assist individuals in understanding and managing their illness
  • Provides access to consultations with Registered Dietitian
  • Cooperates with assistance from Registered Nurse
  • Offers basic, advanced and diabetic foot care
  • Offers foot screening clinics
  • Coordinates services of a visiting Chiropodist once per month for three days
  • Provides referrals to other foot care service providers
  • Coordinates group grocery shopping tours to help individuals make healthy food choices and to learn about reading labels
  • Offers presentations and printed material for public education and awareness

Program services are provided through:
  • Individual sessions
  • Group sessions
  • Health promotion activities
Hours of Operation
Mon-Thu 8 am-3 pm, Fri 8 am-2:30 pm
Eligibility
Individuals and/or families from any of the 10 First Nation communities in the Fort Frances Tribal area

Serves individuals with the following:
  • Type 1/Type 2 Diabetes
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Type 1/Type 2 Pregnancy
  • Impaired Glucose Tolerance
  • Impaired Fasting Glucose
  • Pediatric Type 2


Age Requirements: Ages: 18 year(s) and up;

Residency Requirements: West to Big Island/Big Grassy First Nations, East to Lac La Croix First Nation, South to the US/Canada border, North to Onigaming First Nation
Application Process
  • Accepts walk-ins or booked appointments; no referral required
  • Booked appointments required for visiting Chiropodist
  • Clients can be seen in office, home or community visits
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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