Description & Services
Public Comments Clinic fax: 807-274-3855
Description (Service)
  • Promotes independence and self-management for individuals with diabetes through a new incentive program called "Discovering Diabetes" 
  • Focuses on early prevention
 
Provides lunch and learn information sessions on topics including: 
  • Exercise and diabetes 
  • Gestational diabetes 
  • Lab and medication review 
  • Wellness strategies
 
Also offers: 
  • Mobile eye van referrals 
  • Nutritional guidance 
  • Referrals to foot care
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation - Big Island ; Couchiching First Nation ; Lac La Croix First Nation ; Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation - Big Grassy ; Naicatchewenin First Nation ; Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation ; Onigaming First Nation ; Rainy River District ; Rainy River First Nation ; Seine River First Nation ; Stanjikoming First Nation - Mitaanjigamiing
Eligibility Aboriginal people living in the Rainy River District both on/off-reserve
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-3131
Fax Administration 807-274-6280 
Clinic 807-274-3855
E-Mail info@gizhac.com
Website www.gizhac.com
Primary Executive Carole Easton, Registered Nurse Diabetes Educator; Email: ceaston@gizhac.com
Alternate Executive Shanna Weir, Executive Director; Email: sweir@gizhac.com
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 1460 Idylwild Dr
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M3
 
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Intersection Idlywild Dr and Lake Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 686 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M9
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1998
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); Ministry of Health Promotion; North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN); Ministry of Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy