Saskatchewan Regional Services

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Diabetes Management & Support Resources

Aboriginal Women Share Their Stories

This is an on-line report on diabetes and Aboriginal women developed by the University Institute for Social Research in Saskatoon.  http://www.usask.ca/cuisr/sites/default/files/Dressler.pdf

ADI Meadow Lake Tribal Council

The council offers dietary counselling, education, diabetes classes and diabetes prevention activities. The program also provides resources that health care professionals can use for their patients.  Tel: (306) 236-5654.  www.mltc.ca

Agency Chiefs Tribal Council

The council provides workshops on diabetes management, prevention, exercise, and nutrition as well as diabetes resources.  www.agencychiefs.com/departments/rec_services.php

Ahtahkakoop Health Centre

The centre provides classes that cover different topics related to diabetes management and prevention.  Tel: (306) 468-2747.  www.ahtahkakoop.ca/health.html

Battlefords Tribal Council Indian Health Services

The council administers a diabetes education program and diabetes nurse educators readily available for Aboriginal people newly diagnosed or living with diabetes.  Tel: (306) 937-6700.  http://bit.ly/12PMkHW

CRU – Connection & Resources for U

Welcome to the CRU Youth Wellness Centre. Follow the website to learn more about CRU, the services they provide and information and resources to foster healthier youth.  Tel: (306) 978-0391.  http://cru-youth-wellness-centre.sk.xsask.com/

Canadian Institute for Health Information

The Canadian Institute for Health Information provides a series of interactive websites designed for different audiences to help them understand how well Canada’s health system is performing.  http://bit.ly/1ygPt6O

File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council

The council provides information and resources on nutrition, physical activity, health services, and diabetes prevention and management.  Tel: (306) 332-8216.  http://fhqtc.com/health

Government of Saskatchewan Health Website

This website provides information on diabetes, health care systems in Saskatchewan, and how to access medical services and resources to deal with chronic disease such as diabetes.  Tel: (306) 787-0889.  http://bit.ly/1cQducd

Heartland Health Region

This organization has a diabetes education program and diabetes nurse educators readily available to assist Aboriginal people living with diabetes.  Tel: (306) 882-4111.  http://www.hrha.sk.ca/

Keewatin Yatthe Regional Health Authority

The organization has a Diabetes Education Program and diabetes nurse educators who work with Aboriginal people living with diabetes. Diabetes information and resources are also provided.  Tel: (306) 235-2220.  http://www.kyrha.ca/

Kelsey Trail Health Regional Authority

The health authority has a diabetes education program and diabetes nurses to help Aboriginal people newly diagnosed or living with diabetes live a healthier life.  Tel: (306) 873-6600.  http://www.kelseytrailhealth.ca/Pages/default.aspx

Lac La Ronge Indian Band Health Services

The band administers various diabetes prevention programs including fitness, foot care, community kitchen, and pre-natal education.  Tel: (306) 425-3600.  http://llrib.com/departments/health-services/

Live Well Chronic Disease Management Program

The Live Well Chronic Disease Management Program provides comprehensive care and education services for many chronic diseases including diabetes. The team consists of family doctors, internists, exercise physiologists and psychologists just to name a few.  Tel: (306) 655-7500.  https://www.saskatoonhealthregion.ca/livewell

Mamawetan Churchill River District Health Authority

The health authority promotes awareness, foot care clinics, support groups, pre-natal education as well as provides diabetes prevention and management skills classes.  Tel: (306) 425-2422.  http://www.mcrrha.sk.ca/

Miyo-Māhcihowin — a Report on Indigenous Health in Saskatchewan

This report provides important information on the health status of Aboriginal people in the province and is based upon a series of consultations with Indigenous people in the province of Saskatchewan, and highlights the words and experiences of people engaged in the work of Indigenous health including community and band health directors, managers, workers, and other health staff, Indigenous academics, and Indigenous key “advisors” in various positions within the Saskatchewan health network.  http://ahrnets.ca/files/2011/02/Miyo-Mahcihowin.pdf

Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Health Services

The program provides diabetes resources and is the first point of medical contact for Aboriginal people living with diabetes in the area.  Tel: (306) 953-4400.  www.peterballantyne.ca/health.html

Prairie North Health Region

The organization manages a number of diabetes education centres as well as diabetes nurse educators and dieticians available to assist Aboriginal people living with diabetes.  Tel: (306) 446-6606 or (306) 820-6181.  www.pnrha.ca/bins/index.asp

Prince Albert Grand Council Diabetes Program

The program organizes walks, nutrition classes, diabetes awareness and management, foot care, home visits, community kitchen with recipe exchanges, glucose monitoring, and breakfast and lunch programs for Aboriginal people living with diabetes.  http://www.pagc.sk.ca/health/programs-and-services/chronic-disease/

Saskatchewan Branch — Canadian Diabetes Association

The Saskatchewan branch of the Canadian Diabetes Association provides a lot of support and advocacy for people living with diabetes in the province. The website hosts recent news, diabetes walks and initiatives as well as provides new developments in the field of diabetes.  South – Tel: (306) 584-8445, Toll-Free: 1-800-297-7488.  North – Tel: (306) 933-1238, Toll-Free: 1-800-996-4446.  http://www.diabetes.ca/contact/regional-offices/saskatchewan-regional-offices

Saskatchewan Diabetes Directory

This directory will help health care professionals and general public find diabetes contacts in each health region as well as in First Nations communities. The information in the directory will be of value to new or long-term Saskatchewan residents who need to find out about diabetes services and resources, or health care professionals looking for contact information for a client or for themselves.  http://bit.ly/1K5nPMm

Saskatchewan Health Line

Health Line is a confidential, 24-hour health information and support telephone line, staffed by Registered Nurses, Registered Psychiatric Nurses and Social Workers. The professionals who work at Health Line are experienced and specially trained to help you make decisions about your health care options.  http://bit.ly/1eikzmP

Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF)

SHRF funds the work of researchers, supports efforts that grow the province’s research enterprise, and promotes knowledge that results from health research. As the lead agency for the provincial government’s health research strategy, SHRF works as a catalyst, supporting the work of individual researchers and research groups.  Tel: (306) 975-1680, Toll-Free: 1-800-975-1699.  www.shrf.ca

Saskatoon Health Region Website

The website provides information on diabetes prevention/management and diabetes education centres as well as information on how to find a diabetes nurse and/or dietitian.  Tel: (306) 655-7500.  http://www.saskatoonhealthregion.ca/

Saskatoon Women’s Health Centre

Saskatoon Health Region’s Women’s Health Centre opened in Saskatoon City Hospital in October 2010. The centre consolidates existing women’s health procedures into one location to transform the care and service experience through fewer patient transfers and shorter day procedure stays.  Tel: (306) 655-7681.  https://www.saskatoonhealthregion.ca/locations_services/Services/Women-Health

SunCountry Health Region

This organization provides information on diabetes prevention and management as well as operates a diabetes education centre, and has diabetes nurses and dieticians on staff.  http://www.suncountry.sk.ca/

Sunrise Health Regional Authority

The health authority provides information on diabetes prevention and management and has a diabetes education centre with diabetes nurses and dieticians on staff.  http://www.sunrisehealthregion.sk.ca/

Thunderchild First Nation

The band provides fitness and nutrition classes, traditional medicine workshops, community kitchens, support groups, and recipe exchange opportunities.  Tel: (306) 845-4300, Toll-Free: 1-866-395-8888.  http://www.thunderchild.ca/Departments/Health

Yorkton Tribal Council

The council provides nutrition programs, diabetes awareness, prevention and management, foot care clinics, support groups, and glucose monitoring services.  Tel: (306) 782-3644.  http://fpyktri.sasktelwebhosting.com/

Aboriginal Summer Program for Youth in Recreation

This program is run by the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association and is aimed to encourage Aboriginal youth, including post-secondary students to increase physical activity.  Tel: (416) 426-7176.  http://lin.ca/success-stories/aboriginal-summer-program-youth-recreation-aspyr

Ehrlo Sport Venture Program (ESVP)

ESVP is a community outreach program of Ehrlo Community Services in Regina, Saskatchewan, promoting physical activity in the province.  http://www.ehrlo.com/community-services/ehrlo-sport-venture/

Cost of Obesity in Saskatchewan

This resource provides information and statistics on obesity in Saskatchewan. It is great for organizations, health care professionals and people who need such data for reports and/or presentations.  http://www.gpiatlantic.org/pdf/health/obesity/sask-obesity.pdf

Food Secure Saskatchewan

Food Secure Saskatchewan is a coalition of individuals and groups working toward, or interested in, achieving food security for all Saskatchewan citizens by way of a healthy and sustainable food system. This coalition includes community-based organizations, nutritionists, health care professionals, hunger groups, First Nations residents, government departments, community leaders, farmers, producers, and many others.  www.foodsecuresaskatchewan.ca

Prince Albert Parkland Health Regional Authority

The health authority operates diabetes education centres as well as provides information and training for diabetes nurse educators and dieticians.  Tel: (306) 765-6400.  www.princealbertparklandhealth.com/menu_pg.asp

Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region

This regional health authority provides information on diabetes prevention and management and has a diabetes education centre with diabetes nurses and dieticians on staff.  http://www.rqhealth.ca/

Healthy Foods for My School

This guide helps schools provide healthier food options for students. Use the Nutrition Facts as minimum standards for selecting packaged foods in each food group, and use the Tips for Making the Best Choices for suggestions on how to make even healthier food choices.  http://bit.ly/1SiwLDC

Saskatchewan in Motion

Saskatchewan in Motion is an exciting movement of parents, leaders, teachers and decision makers who are taking action to get kids moving.  Tel: (306) 780-9248, Toll-Free: 1-866-888-3648.  http://www.saskatchewaninmotion.ca/

Chronic Kidney Disease Program of Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region

This is a resource that helps people understand more about kidney disease and adjust to treatment or management that is required to live well with chronic kidney disease.  https://www.rqhealth.ca/diy_pubhealth/pdf_files/ceac386.pdf

Heart & Stroke – Saskatchewan Cardiac Program and Groups

This program gives great information and offers encouragement and support to people and their families following a heart attack, heart surgery or the diagnosis of a cardiac condition. The information is intended for people who are looking for a support group.  http://bit.ly/1wxLRLB

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan—SK Cardiac Resources

The Heart and Stroke Foundation provides information on heart disease and stroke based on the best science available today. They welcome your inquiries and comments, but please contact your doctor with any questions you may have about your personal health.  Toll-Free: 1-888-HSF-INFO (473-4636).  http://bit.ly/16Prv1z

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Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region

This resource provides health services and information on how to get counseling for people experiencing severe difficulty coping and those who show significant deterioration in their level of functioning and mental health.  Tel: (306) 332-3300.  https://www.rqhealth.ca/finding/fort_quappelle/fort_cent.shtml

Why People with Diabetes Need to Take Care of Their Feet

This resource provides a quintessential care sheet for people with diabetes and explains the importance of proper foot care.  http://bit.ly/1JDKVeV

Saskatchewan Lung Association

The association’s role is to improve respiratory health and overall quality of life through programs, education, research, training, treatment, and prevention of lung disease.  Toll-Free: 1-888-566-5864.  http://www.sk.lung.ca/

Tobacco-Free for You and Me

This resource is great for educators to teach prevention and provide information on the dangers of tobacco and smoking. The resource provides a captivating story that can capture children’s attention and teach an important lesson of living smoke free.  http://bit.ly/1Hw9tEq

Nutrition Tips for Those with Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease

This resource is intended for people diagnosed with early stage chronic disease. It provides much information and tips to properly manage chronic disease and prevent complications.  http://bit.ly/1Be4FyE

Northern Saskatchewan Health Services – Chronic Disease Network and Access Program Website

This website has been designed to be a practical resource for health care professionals working with clients living with chronic disease such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Northern Saskatchewan.  Tel: (306) 953-7248.  http://ehealth-north.sk.ca

 

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