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Fort William First Nation
Diabetes Program

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Provides education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes
  • Coordinates monthly clinics provided by Diabetes Health Thunder Bay at the FWFN Health Centre
  • Provides case management and screening services
  • 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
  • Assists individuals in finding appropriate services
  • Provides referrals to other health care professionals and the Northern Diabetes Health Network (NDHN)
Comments
Tribal Council: Nokiiwin Tribal Council (NTC) Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) Robinson-Superior TreatyDiabetes Clinics offered 2nd Tue of every month; call Health Centre for times and to book appointment
Hours of Operation
Health Centre Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pmDiabetes Clinic First Tue of month 9 am-4 pm
Eligibility
Members of Fort William 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
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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