Chronic Disease Prevention and Management: Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative
Programming aims to reduce Type 2 Diabetes through health promotion and disease prevention programs, services and activities delivered by community diabetes workers and health service providers. The funding provides training and continuing education to community diabetes prevention workers and health professionals, and increases community access and capacity to deliver diabetes prevention programs and services. Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative program pillars includes food security.
Program clients include First Nations on-reserve and Inuit living in Inuit communities.
Sara Langley, Regional Nutritionist