Paawidigong First Nations Forum

Site: Paawidigong First Nations Forum

Service: Diabetes Education and Awareness

Description & Services
Description (Service) Education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes  
  • Works to increase early detection and to reduce the number of avoidable complications that can arise from uncontrolled diabetes  
  • Advises on developing and implementing an approach to care and self-management of diabetes  
  • Promotes increased physical activity and knowledge of healthy eating  
  • Provides workshops, presentations and education for school children and community members  
  • Provides services of a chiropodist 
  • Offers individual, group and school counselling sessions
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation ; Lac Seul First Nation ; Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation - Eagle Lake First Nation ; Wabauskang First Nation ; Wabigoon Lake First Nation - Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation
Eligibility
  • First Nation individuals living with any type of diabetes 
  • Individuals with impaired glucose tolerance and/or impaired fasting glucose 
  • High risk individuals
Application
  • Appointments recommended 
  • No referral required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-223-5080
Fax 807-223-5012
E-Mail info@pfnf.ca
Website www.pfnf.ca
Primary Contact Diane Smith, Diabetes Educator; Phone: 807-223-5080 ext 228
Primary Executive Rita Letourneau, Executive Director; Phone: 807-223-5080 ext 225
Located In Community Dryden
Address 105 King St
Dryden, ON P8N 1C1
 
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Intersection King St and Kirkpatrick Ave
Mailing Address c/o Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative 
PO Box 326 
Dryden, ON P8N 2Z1
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established Feb 1996
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)