Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation

Site: Naandwegamik Health Centre

Service: Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Provides education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes  
  • Works to reduce the number of avoidable complications that can arise from uncontrolled diabetes 
  • Collaborates with Mnaamodzawin Health Services to provide consultations with the Diabetes Health Promotion Worker twice per month 
  • Participates in the annual National Aboriginal Diabetes Awareness Walk sponsored by Mnaadmodzawin Health Services  
  • Advises on developing and implementing an approach to care and management of diabetes 
  • Coordinates educational activities including diabetes management courses and full-day diabetes conferences 
  • Promotes healthy nutrition through community activities, newsletter healthy recipes and articles about diabetes education and prevention  
  • Assists individuals in finding appropriate services
Hours Mon-Thu 8 am-5 pm, Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation
Eligibility Members of Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation living with diabetes or at-risk
  • Appointments required for consultations; contact Health Centre or 
  • Contact Mnaamodzawin Community Health Manager at 705-368-2182
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-368-3171
Fax 705-368-0293
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Primary Contact Debbie Madahbee Crites, Health Reception and Secretary; Email:
Alternate Contact Eleanor Debassige, Diabetes Health Promotion Worker, Mnaamodzawin Health Services; Phone: 705-368-2182; Fax: 705-368-2229
Site Location Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation is located on N channel on shore of Manitoulin Island, along Hwy 540, 5 km W of town of Little Current
Located In Community Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation
Address 12B Hill St
Little Current, ON P0P 1K0
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Intersection Hill St and Hwy 540
Mailing Address c/o Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative 
Naandwegamik Health Centre 
RR 1, Comp 21 
Little Current, ON P0P 1K0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 2000
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)