Temagami First Nation

Site: Doreen Potts Health Centre

Service: Diabetes Prevention Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated 
Political Territorial Organization: Independent 
Robinson Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Offers diabetes management and prevention services to assist individuals in understanding and managing their illness 
  • Offers basic diabetic foot care  
  • Provides education on nutrition and healthy active living  
  • Teaches general diabetes management skills  
  • Provides resource materials 
  • Participates in the Integrated Diabetes Care Team clinics offered once every 3 months in the communities of Temagami, Nipissing and Dokis First Nations
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Temagami First Nation
Eligibility Members of Temagami First Nation living with/affected by diabetes or at-risk
Application Open to referrals from any source
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-237-8900
Toll Free Phone 1-866-262-2862
Fax 705-237-8912
E-Mail dphc@temagamifirstnation.ca
Website www.temagamifirstnation.ca
Primary Contact Delma Peshabo, Community Health Nurse; Email: delma.peshabo@temagamifirstnation.ca
Alternate Contact Wayne Potts, Health Services Manager; Email: hsm@temagamifirstnation.ca
Site Location Community is on Bear Island on Lake Temagami, 88 km N of North Bay off Hwy 11
Located In Community Bear Island
Address Bear Island, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Diabetes Prevention 
General Delivery 
Bear Island, ON P0H 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding Provincial - North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)