Description & Services
Public Comments Provides the services at the Kenora satellite clinic and also offers regular diabetes clinics in Kenora area First Nation communities
Description (Service) Supports for individuals living with prediabetes or diabetes
 
  • Provides education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes 
  • Incorporates both traditional and contemporary healthy living services focused on reducing the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes 
  • Works to reduce the number of avoidable complications that can arise from uncontrolled diabetes
 
Collaborates with other primary care team members to offer: 
  • Case management and screening services 
  • Dental screening 
  • Diabetes and preventative education  
  • Foot care and chiropody services 
  • Insulin adjustments 
  • Medical treatment 
  • Nutritional counselling 
  • Referrals to other health care professionals and the Northern Diabetes Health Network 
  • Regular bloodwork 
  • Retinal screening 
  • Traditional healing services
 
Services are delivered through: 
  • Individual counselling 
  • Couples and family sessions 
  • Group sessions 
  • Community workshops
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Dalles First Nation ; Grassy Narrows First Nation ; Keewatin ; Kenora ; Northwest Angle 33 First Nation ; Northwest Angle 37 First Nation ; Shoal Lake 39 First Nation ; Shoal Lake 40 First Nation ; Washagamis Bay First Nation ; Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation ; Whitedog First Nation ; Whitefish Bay First Nation ; Wesawkwete First Nation (Zone 1 in Wabigoon)
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Anishinaabe individuals and families with pre-diabetes, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes or at-risk
Application
  • Call to book appointment 
  • No referral required 
  • Diabetes Education Services clinics held in participating communities on regular basis with schedule posted on website calendar
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Ojibway, Oji-cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-467-8770
Toll Free Phone 1-877-224-2281
Fax 1-807-467-2666
E-Mail tperrault@wnhac.org
Website wnhac.org
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Primary Contact Lorraine Johnson, Diabetes Footcare Nurse; Email: ljohnson@wnhac.org
Alternate Contact Nicole Bowen, Diabetes Dietitian; Email: nbowen@wnhac.org
Primary Executive Anita Cameron, Executive Director; Phone: 807-467-2453 * (Cell) 807-407-3411; Email: acameron@wnhac.org
Alternate Executive Connee Badiuk, Client Services Director, Head Office; Phone: 807-467-2453; Email: cbadiuk@wnhac.org
Located In Community Kenora
Address 212 4th Ave S
Kenora, ON P9N 1Y9
 
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Intersection 4th Ave S and 2nd St S
Mailing Address c/o Diabetes Program 
PO Box 320 
Keewatin, ON P0X 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1998
Funding Provincial - Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy (AHWS); Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) -- Northern Diabetes Health Network (NDHN); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)