Diabetes

Program

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Program Objectves

The Dryden Native Friendship Centre's Diabetes Program serves Urban Dwelling Aboriginal people and those living in poverty in Dryden, Machine, Eagle River and Wabigoon.

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Program Objectives of the Diabetes Program are:

  • To raise awareness of Diabetes, its risk factors, and the value of healthy lifestyle practices.

  • To promote Aboriginal ownership of diabetes primary prevention and control

  • To ensure local community access to healthy promotion programs and available resources. 

  • To provide a passageway to programs that are holistic in nature. 

Services Offered
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  • Diabetes Management & Prevention

  • Blood sugar monitoring

  • Screening Clinics

  • Appointments with a registered Nurse or Registered Dietitian

  • Group Education classes and presentations

  • Client Support Groups

  • Foot Care Workshops

  • Presentations to the Public

  • Presentations to Healthcare Providers

  • Community Screening

Health Promotional Activities Provided