Diabetes Education Program
The Diabetes Program is divided into two components. Both components are funded by MOHLTC and NELHINS.
Minomodzawin Diabetes Program
Minomodzawin means “To Live Well”. Limited resources are flowed to each of the First Nations to provide health promotion and activities for THE PREVENTION OF DIABETES. This program is supported by the Diabetes Nurse Educator, Registered Dietician, Community CHN and/or Community Diabetes Lay Educator.
WHAT DO WE DO?
Provide group and/or counselling and education sessions.
Provide nutritional counselling
Conduct individual assessments and provide follow-up support.
Give clients the tool to self-evaluate behaviors and outcome.
Naadmaadsaan Diabetes Education Team
Naadmaadsaan means “Helping One’s Self”. This program is supported by the Diabetes Nurse Educator, Registered Dietician, and the services of a Foot care specialist. This program will have you engaged in a healthy lifestyle to manage your diabetes so that your quality of life can be maintained or improved.
What do we do?
Provide comprehensive education in Diabetes Self-Management
Provide group and /or individual counselling and education sessions
Provide nutrition counselling
Conduct individual assessments and provide follow-up support
Provide Referrals to foot care services
Collaborate with clinic outreach services for high risk populations
(Gestational Diabetes and Children with Diabetes
Give clients the tool to self-evaluate behaviours and outcome.
Provide referrals to other health professionals as required
For additional information, contact:Lois Harrop
Chronic Disease Prevention Supervisor
473B Hwy 17 West
(705) 844-2021 ext. 318
473B Hwy 17 West
Ph: (705) 844-2021
Fax: (705) 844-2844