Mishkeegogamang First Nation

Site: Health Centre

Service: Diabetes Prevention Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Independent First Nation (not part of a Tribal Council) 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes 
  • Provides case management and screening services 
  • Offers basic foot care services  
  • Works to reduce the number of avoidable complications that can arise from uncontrolled diabetes 
  • Advises on developing and implementing an approach to care and management of diabetes 
  • Assists individuals in finding appropriate services  
  • Provides referrals to other health care professionals and the Northern Diabetes Health Network 
  • Coordinates education and awareness activities for Health Centre staff such as healthy breakfasts, group walking events and health-related videos
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Mishkeegogamang First Nation
Eligibility Members of Mishkeegogamang First Nation with diabetes or at-risk
Application Registration recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-928-2298
Fax 807-928-2676
Website www.mishkeegogamang.ca
Primary Executive Darlene Panacheese, Diabetes Worker
Alternate Executive Patricia Keesickquayash, Health Director; Phone: 807-928-2529
Site Location Community is along Hwy 599, approx 20 km S of Pickle Lake on shores of Lake St Joseph
Located In Community Mishkeegogamang First Nation
Address Mishkeegogamang First Nation, ON P0V 2H0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Health Centre 
General Delivery 
Mishkeegogamang, ON P0V 2H0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)