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Organization: Anishnawbe Mushkiki Aboriginal Health Access Centre - Diabetes Management Program  
Phone Numbers: 807-623-0383
Fax: 807-623-0135
Email: lwheesk@mushkiki.com
Website: mushkiki.com/our-programs/diabetes-program/
Address:
101 Syndicate Ave N
Thunder Bay, ON
P7C 3V4
Location: Located at the Chapple Building attached to Victoriaville Centre, behind the new Courthouse in South Ward
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Executives: Michael Hardy - Executive Director
Contacts: Lisa Wheesk - Diabetes Clinician
807-623-0383 ext 241
Emma Ueffing - Registered Dietitian
807-623-0383 ext 292
Service Description: 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

Fees: None
Application: Call * no referral required
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Aboriginal, Métis, and Non Status individuals with pre-diabetes, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, or gestational and pre-gestational diabetes
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: Thunder Bay and area
See Also: Diabetes Education Programs
Health Centres and Programs for Indigenous Peoples

This information was last completely updated on June 29, 2016

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