Description & Services
Public Comments Diabetes Care team consists of a Diabetes Nurse Educator, a Registered Dietitian and a part-time Foot Care Specialist
Description (Service) Provides diabetes education, prevention and management services to communities in the North Shore Tribal area
Minomodzawin Diabetes Education 
  • Provides workshops, seminars and events in communities to promote good nutrition and active lifestyles 
  • Hosts food booth displays, healthy lifestyle choices and traditional health teachings workshops, youth sports camps and training sessions and various diabetes conferences
Naadmaadsaan Diabetes Education
Funded by the Northern Diabetes Health Network, this program focuses on preventing complications by delivering: 
  • Education in self-management 
  • Individual or group counselling sessions 
  • Individual assessments and follow-up support 
  • Nutritional education and support 
  • Basic foot care services
Hours Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation ; Batchewana First Nation ; Garden River First Nation ; Mississauga First Nation ; Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation - ,, , ; Serpent River First Nation ; Thessalon First Nation
Eligibility Must belong to one of the member North Shore Tribal First Nations
Application Services are delivered to community members at the local level (Health Centre)
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-844-2021
Fax 705-844-2844
Primary Contact Lois Harrop, Chronic Disease Prevention Coordinator; Phone: 705-844-2021 ext 318; Email:
Primary Executive Michelle Fortier, Diabetes Nurse Educator; Phone: 705-844-2021 ext 304
Alternate Executive Gloria Daybutch, Health Director; Phone: 705-844-2021 ext 302; Email:
Site Location Building B
Located In Community Cutler
Address 473 B Highway 17 W
Cutler, ON P0P 1B0
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Intersection Hwy 17 and Village Rd W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy (AHWS) ; Federal - Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)