Sheshegwaning First Nation

Site: Health Centre

Service: Diabetes Program

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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
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)