Regional Services

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.

Agency Chiefs Tribal Council

The council provides workshops on diabetes management, prevention, exercise, and nutrition as well as diabetes resources.  click here for link

Ahtahkakoop Health Centre

The centre provides classes that cover different topics related to diabetes management and prevention.  Tel: (306) 468-2747.  click here for link

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.  click here for link

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. click here for link

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ehrlo Sport Venture Program (ESVP)

ESVP is a community outreach program of Ehrlo Community Services in Regina, Saskatchewan, promoting physical activity in the province.  click here for link

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.

Food Secure Canada – Saskatchewan Region

Food Secure Canada is a pan-Canadian alliance of organizations and individuals working together to advance food security and food sovereignty through three inter-locking goals: zero hunger, healthy and safe food, and sustainable food systems.

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.  click here for link

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.

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.  Click here for link

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.

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. click here for link

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).

Tobacco, Smoking & Diabetes, Mental Health, Foot Care, Kidney Health Healthy Heart

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.  click here for link

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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