Grand Council Treaty 3

Site: Grand Council Treaty #3 Head Office

Service: Diabetes Management Clinic

Description & Services
Description (Service) Supports diabetes management clinics in Treaty 3 communities to assist individuals in understanding and managing their diabetes 
  • Provides diabetes resources and educational tools to communities  
  • Offers education and self-management support to fit an individual's lifestyle  
  • Provides access to Registered Nurses and Registered Dietitians 
  • Maintains a library including many diabetes resources available upon request
 
Diabetes prevention and management tools and resources available to all Treaty 3 communities include: 
  • Diabetes Medicine Bag (DMB), an educational program for health educators designed to help prevent type 2 diabetes among Aboriginal children and youth 
  • Diabeters Bags, with tools for children, youth and adults to teach healthy eating and portion control 
  • Diabetic Foot, which shows common foot problems for diabetics and demonstrates how diabetes impacts glucose in the bloodstream 
  • Insulin Resistance Globes, A1c Sticks, portion plates and other teaching tools
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation ; Buffalo Point First Nation ; Couchiching First Nation ; Dalles First Nation ; Grassy Narrows First Nation ; Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation ; Lac La Croix First Nation ; Lac Seul First Nation ; Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation ; Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation ; Naicatchewenin First Nation ; Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation ; Northwest Angle 33 First Nation ; Northwest Angle 37 First Nation ; Ojibway Nation of Saugeen First Nation ; Onigaming First Nation ; Rainy River First Nation ; Sagkeeng First Nation ; Seine River First Nation ; Shoal Lake 39 First Nation ; Shoal Lake 40 First Nation ; Stanjikoming First Nation ; Wabauskang First Nation ; Wabigoon Lake First Nation ; Washagamis Bay First Nation ; Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation ; Whitedog First Nation ; Whitefish Bay First Nation
Boundaries West from Thunder Bay to North of Sioux Lookout, along the US international border to the province of Manitoba
Eligibility
  • Members of First Nation communities in the Treaty #3 area  
  • Individuals with pre-diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
Application
  • Self-referrals accepted 
  • Contact the Health Department for diabetes information and resources
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-548-4214
Toll Free Phone 1-800-665-3384
Fax 807-548-5054
E-Mail reception@treaty3.ca
Website www.gct3.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Noella Mandamin, Federal Health Policy Analyst; Phone: 807-548-4214 ext 210; Email: ahws@treaty3.ca
Primary Executive Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief; Email: grand.chief@treaty3.ca
Alternate Executive Gary Allen, Executive Director, Administrative Services; Email: executive.director@treaty3.ca
Located In Community Kenora District
Address Office of the Grand Chief
237 Airport Rd
Kenora, ON P9N 0A2
 
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Intersection Airport Rd and Johnson Rd
Mailing Address c/o Grand Council Treaty #3 
PO Box 1720 
Main Station 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Federal