Nogdawen Dissun Diabetes Wellness Team
The goal of the program is to help Manitoulin District First Nations communities and their memberships, both on and off reserve, to prevent diabetes and to manage pre- diabetes or diabetes and to lessen the burden of these conditions and risk of complications. The program does this by supportive counselling, education and foot care, and working collaboratively with other members of clients’ health care teams.
The Diabetes Wellness Team welcomes self-referrals as well as referrals from health care professionals. The team sees clients for individual appointments, family appointments and also engage in activities at the community level.
The Diabetes Wellness Team consists of:
Diabetes Wellness Dietitian, RD, CDE
Diabetes Wellness Foot Care Nurse
Diabetes Wellness Nurse, RN, CDE
For information on Noojmowin Teg Health Centre’s Diabetes Wellness Team’s Services, please contact the Primary Care Assistant at (705) 368-2182 ext. 249.
For general inquiries on the programs and services provided by Noojmowin Teg Health Centre, please contact (705) 368-2182.