Peoples Report – First Nations and Diabetes in Ontario

Press Release

October 14th, 2021

This People’s Report is a summary of the key findings of a research project called “Reducing the Burden of Diabetes on First Nations People in Ontario: Using Population level data to inform policy and practice”, that Chiefs of Ontario worked on with researchers at ICES, Queen’s University, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, and Laurentian University. We worked with a regional diabetes patient advisory group as well as with five First Nations communities
across Ontario. We used health services data, the First Nations Regional Health Survey, and interviews with First Nation Community members with diabetes and health care providers.

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Download the full report here: Peoples Report – First Nations and Diabetes in Ontario – Final 20210318 – PDF


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