Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers education and self-management support to fit an individual's lifestyle 
  • Provides access to a Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian
 
Individual and group diabetes education provided for: 
  • Blood glucose monitoring 
  • Community Clinic 
  • Community Kitchen 
  • Foot Care education and examinations 
  • Gestational Diabetes education 
  • Grocery tours 
  • Managing your diabetes 
  • Managing diabetes medication 
  • Meal planning 
  • Nutrition education
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 Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Aboriginal people living in the Rainy River District both on/off-reserve with pre-diabetes, type 1 and type 2 diabetes; both on/off-reserve
Application Call; no referral required
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 Lori Gladu, Registered Nurse; Email: lgladu@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