Diabetes

FFTAHS Diabetes Education and Awareness Program 

  • Provides diabetes education and nutritional education to the 10 surrounding First Nation Communities.
  • Completes insulin starts and insulin adjustments
  • Liason between clients and MD/Pharmacists/NP ¬†etc.
  • Provides diabetic screening sessions in each community – includes healthy food boxes for draws
  • Provides presentation on diabetes and healthy lifestyle choices
  • Provides diabetic training to health care providers
  • Health promotion and healthy lifestyle education
  • Services are available by self-referral, Health Care Providers, etc

FFTAHS Lay Diabetes Worker

  • Provides basic, advanced and diabetic foot care
  • Provides foot care in office to FN communitie
  • Provides diabetic screening during community health fairs, Treaty Days etc.
  • Provides individual foot assessments and proper foot care education
  • Provides foot care and healthy lifestyle presentations
  • Clients seen in office, home or community visits
  • Services are available by self-referral, Health Care Providers,