Diabetes Care and Management in Indigenous Populations in Canada
Diabetes Care and Management in Indigenous Populations in Canada: Presentations
Wednesday, 1 November 2017
12:00 – 12:45
12:45 – 13:00
Welcome and Blessing
- Elder Marvin Littlechild, Treaty No. 6
13:00 – 13:50
- Overview of Roundtable background report: The economic impact of Type 2 Diabetes in Indigenous populations in Canada.
Senior Policy Director, Institute of Health Economics
- The First Nations Health Transformation Agenda
Director of Health, Assembly of First Nations
- Keynote Address
Chief Dr. Robert Joseph O.B.C.
Chief, Gwawaenuk First Nation; Ambassador, Reconciliation Canada
13:50 – 15:05
Engaging Communities: Key Learnings and approaches to engage community leadership, ownership, and address local needs. Examples from across Canada
- Diabetes and My Nation
President, HN Consultants Ltd.
- Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project
Amelia Tekwatonti McGregor
Elder and Community Advisory Board Member, Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project
- Reorganizing the Approach to Diabetes through the Application of Registries (RADAR)
Dr. Dean Eurich
Professor, School of Public Health, University of Alberta
Team Lead, RADAR; Diabetes Care Coordinator, OKAKI Health Intelligence Inc.
15:05 – 15:25
15:25 – 16:45
Panel reflection and group discussion: Based on the presentations and your own experiences:
- What are key barriers/challenges that limit the success of diabetes treatment and management programs across the country?
- Are there common approaches/characteristics of successful programs that can be applied across Canada?
- Are there key lessons that might inform Pan-Canadian strategies or priorities for more targeted policy dialogues or research?
- Dr. Keith Dawson
Professor of Medicine, University of British Columbia; Endocrinologist, Vancouver General Hospital
- Dr. Jon McGavock
Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba; Research Scientist, Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
- Lerinda Wright
Registered Nurse (RN), Seabird Island Band Mobile Diabetes Team
16:45 – 17:00
Wrap-up: Key themes and messages
- John Sproule, Institute of Health Economics
Mehmood Alibhai, Boehringer Ingelheim
Chief Dr. Robert Joseph O.B.C., Chief, Gwawaenuk First Nation; Ambassador, Reconciliation Canada
17:00 – 18:00