The Diabetes Program is available to people with diabetes, pre-diabetes, pregnant with diabetes or at risk for development of diabetes. Certified Diabetes Educators (Registered Nurses and Registered Dietitians) are available to help manage, educate, and support individuals and families with diabetes. Services for diabetes education and management are focused on the needs of the individual after assessment by the Diabetes Team. We also provide timely access to diabetic foot care and wound care services.

Who you will see:

  • Registered Nurse (RN-CDE)
  • Registered Dietitian (RD-CDE)
  • Foot Care Nurse (RN-CFCN/CWCN)

What we offer:

Certified Diabetes Educator Services:
  • Diabetes assessment and management across the lifespan
  • Individual appointments to assess, monitor and manage diabetes or prediabetes
  • Pregnancy management for T2 diabetes and Gestational Diabetes (GDM)
  • Insulin starts and adjustments
  • Medication starts and adjustments
  • Nutrition assessments and care plans
  • Child and family nutrition services
  • Assistance with nutrition related issues: hypertension, lipids, weight loss, and other general issues as required
  • Smoking Cessation Counselling/Support (TEACH Certified)
  • Presentations/Education upon request
  • Other: Healthy Lifestyles programming
Foot Care Services:
  • Monofilament Testing
  • Treatment of corns, calluses, thickened, fungal deformed nails
  • Wart treatment
  • Inlow’s Screening
  • Referrals to Chiropodist


Diabetes management can be tough without the right knowledge and tools. Poor diabetes management over the years results in complications. These can be prevented, delayed or halted with effective diabetes control. We provide you with individualized care to help you take care of your diabetes.


Our Services

We support and empower families and communities committed to preserving their culture and to living a balanced, traditional way of life while achieving optimal health and social well-being.

Aboriginal Health Access Centre

Anishnawbe Mushkiki provides culturally safe, comprehensive care empowering patients through their health and wellness journey.  We offer health promotion, primary and traditional approaches to patient and family centred care.

Many of our programs are provided in partnership with other organizations in locations throughout Thunder Bay.

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