Indigenous Health Diabetes Nurse Educator

Indigenous Health Diabetes Nurse Educator

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of illness among Indigenous people. The Indigenous Health Diabetes Nurse Educator helps Indigenous people living with diabetes understand their disease better. 

The Diabetes Nurse Educator can direct you to health services for diabetes treatment, or come to your home to help you learn about:

  • Healthy eating
  • Active living
  • Testing blood sugars
  • Understanding medications
  • Care of your heart, eyes, feet and kidneys

Learn more about diabetes.

General Information on Indigenous Health Diabetes Nurse Educator

Referral Required?
Not required
Contact Us

Judith Atkin, RN
judith.atkin@viha.ca
250-370-8111 ext.13773
Cell:250-812-2724 
Confidential Fax: 250-519-1524

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