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Diabetes Nurse Educator

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of illness among Aboriginal people. The Aboriginal Health Diabetes Nurse Educator helps Aboriginal 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; and
  • care of your heart, eyes, feet and kidneys.
  • Diabetes Nurse Educator contact:

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