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Grand Council Treaty 3
Diabetes Management Clinic

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Supports diabetes management clinics in Treaty 3 communities to assist individuals in understanding and managing their diabetes
  • Provides diabetes resources and educational tools to communities
  • Offers education and self-management support to fit an individual's lifestyle
  • Provides access to Registered Nurses and Registered Dietitians
  • Maintains a library including many diabetes resources available upon request

Diabetes prevention and management tools and resources available to all Treaty 3 communities include:
  • Diabetes Medicine Bag (DMB), an educational program for health educators designed to help prevent type 2 diabetes among Aboriginal children and youth
  • Diabeters Bags, with tools for children, youth and adults to teach healthy eating and portion control
  • Diabetic Foot, which shows common foot problems for diabetics and demonstrates how diabetes impacts glucose in the bloodstream
  • Insulin Resistance Globes, A1c Sticks, portion plates and other teaching tools
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
  • Members of First Nation communities in the Treaty #3 area
  • Individuals with pre-diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes


Residency Requirements: West from Thunder Bay to North of Sioux Lookout, along the US international border to the province of Manitoba
Application Process
  • Self-referrals accepted
  • Contact the Health Department for diabetes information and resources
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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