Sheshegwaning First Nation

Site: Health Centre

Service: Diabetes Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Non-Treaty
Description (Service) Provides education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes  
  • Works to reduce the number of avoidable complications that can arise from uncontrolled diabetes 
  • Collaborates with Mnaamodzawin Health Services to provide consultations with the Diabetes Wellness Team 
  • Participates in the annual National Aboriginal Diabetes Awareness Walk sponsored by Mnaadmodzawin Health Services  
  • Advises on developing and implementing an approach to care and management of diabetes 
  • Coordinates educational activities including diabetes management courses, foot care sessions and full-day diabetes conferences 
  • Promotes healthy nutrition through community activities and articles about diabetes education and prevention  
  • Assists individuals in finding appropriate services
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-1 pm
Areas Served Sheshegwaning
Eligibility Members of Sheshegwaning First Nation living with diabetes or at-risk
Application
  • Appointments required for consultations 
  • Valid health card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-283-3030
Fax 705-283-3642
E-Mail health@sheshegwaning.org
Website www.sheshegwaning.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Registered Diabetes Dietitian
Alternate Contact Diabetes Education Worker
Primary Executive Nicole Bush, Health Director; Email: nicole@sheshegwaning.org
Alternate Executive Beverly Endanawas, Community Health Representative
Site Location Community is located off Hwy 540 along NW shore of Manitoulin Island approx 112 km W of Little Current
Located In Community Sheshegwaning
Address 1079B Sheshegwaning Rd
Sheshegwaning, ON P0P 1X0
 
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Intersection Sheshegwaning Rd and Hwy 540
Mailing Address c/o Health Centre 
PO Box 1 C-1 
Sheshegwaning, ON P0P 1X0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)