Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI)

The goal of the ADJ is to reduce the incidence and prevalence of diabetes and improve the health status of community members (read more).  Kanesatake is fortunate to have three new Community Diabetes Workers who will work closely with the community health nurse to:

Provide physical activities to all age groups to build awareness on active living.

Provide nutrition, education, educational tools and resources related to nutrition.

Provide resources for screening and care.

Implement a case management plan of care for clients living with diabetes.

Provide education and information on the risk factors and complications of diabetes.

Provide opportunities for participants to utilize programs and services offered.

Provide opportunities to encourage peer support.