The Healthy Traditions Department is a Wellness Program & Lifestyle Program that offers services to help with the prevention and management of your Diabetes. The staff helps individuals understand the effects of diabetes, and learn how to control blood sugar levels, avoid complications, increase healthy behaviors, and adapt to lifestyle changes. Funded by Indian Health Services, Special Diabetes Prevention Program for Indians (SDPI), services are offered to Native Americans with diabetes or at risk for diabetes and their families.
To promote the health of our clients and families by building an effective diabetes wellness and prevention program that reflects the strength and traditions of our Native American Community.
Diabetes Program Services (ADCESE Accredited)
- Counseling – Diabetes Self-Management Education & Support (DSMES)
- Telemedicine Visits
- Diabetic eye screening
- Diabetic foot exams
- Instruction on Glucometers, Continuous Glucose Monitors, Insulin Administration & Pump
- Community Youth programs
- Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure and Lipid Screening
- Medical Nutrition Therapy and one-on-one Counseling with a Registered Dietitian, Nutritionist
For more information about class, events or to schedule or cancel an appointment, please call the Healthy Traditions department at 707-521-4502.