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Diabetes Education


FFTAHS Diabetes Education and Awareness Program 

  • Provides diabetes education and nutritional education to the 10 surrounding First Nation Communities. 
  • Completes insulin starts and insulin adjustments 
  • Liason between clients and MD/Pharmacists/NP  etc. 
  • Provides diabetic screening sessions in each community - includes healthy food boxes for draws 
  • Provides presentation on diabetes and healthy lifestyle choices 
  • Provides diabetic training to health care providers 
  • Health promotion and healthy lifestyle education 
  • Services are available by self-referral, Health Care Providers. CHR etc 

FFTAHS Diabetes Clinician  

  • Provides basic, advanced and diabetic  foot care in the following First Nation communities: Couchiching, Lac La Croix, Nicickousemencaning, Rainy River FN, Stanjikoming, Naicatchewenin and Onegaming 
  • Provides foot care in office to all 10 FN communities 
  • Provides diabetic screening during community health fairs, Treaty Days etc. 
  • Provides individual foot assessments and proper foot care education 
  • Provides foot care and healthy lifestyle presentations 
  • Clients seen in office, home or community visits 
  • Services are available by self-referral, Health Care Providers, CHR etc
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