Description & Services
Description (Service) Supports for people living with pre-diabetes or diabetes 
  • Provides a Certified Diabetes Educator (RN) and a Registered dietitian to help individuals manage their diabetes 
  • Assesses, monitors, and assists individuals with diabetes management and to attend to any diabetes complications they may have 
  • Offers education and self-management support to fit an individual's lifestyle
 
Offers the following interventions: 
  • Complication/Co-morbid condition management 
  • Insulin starts and adjustments 
  • Healthy Lifestyle 
  • Meal Planning 
  • Nutritional assessments 
  • Pregnancy management 
  • Type 1 and Type 2 management
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Aboriginal, M├ętis, and Non Status individuals with pre-diabetes, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, or gestational and pre-gestational diabetes
Application Call, no referral required
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-623-0383
Fax 807-623-0135
E-Mail lwheesk@mushkiki.com
Website mushkiki.com/our-programs/diabetes-program/
Primary Contact Lisa Wheesk, Diabetes Clinician; Phone: 807-623-0383 ext 241
Alternate Contact Emma Ueffing, Registered Dietitian; Phone: 807-623-0383 ext 292
Primary Executive Michael Hardy, Executive Director
Site Location Located at the Chapple Building attached to Victoriaville Centre, behind the new Courthouse in South Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 101 Syndicate Ave N
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 3V4
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)