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Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health

Site: Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health

Service: Wabano Diabetes Education Program

Alternate Name OCR
Former Name Urban Aboriginal Diabetes Program
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
299 Montreal Rd
Ottawa, ON K1L 6B8
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Intersection Vanier Pkwy and Montreal Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) Cultural and medical supports for the Indigenous community at risk of developing diabetes, or living with prediabetes or diabetes. Supports and services offered in a culturally-sensitive environment. 
* traditional seasonal healthy living activities: medicine walks, harvesting, snowshoeing 
* insulin initiation 
* nutrition 
* physical activity (group fitness) 
* foot care services 
* family support and education 
* group education classes and health workshops
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5:30 pm * evenings appointments available upon request
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
First Nation, Inuit and Metis peoples18 years and older at risk of developing diabetes, with diabetes or pre-diabetes
Application Self-referral or through Diabetes Central Ottawa
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Condition Specific Treatment ~ Indigenous Communities
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-748-0657
Fax 613-748-9364
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Kelly Fisher, Health Promotion Team Lead; Phone: 613-748-0657 ext 308
Alternate Contact Sylvie Lajoie, Program Director
Primary Executive Allison Fisher, Executive Director
Other Details
Established May 2010
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * Government of Ontario
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes

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