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The Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI) is a national program that gives money to community programs that promote the prevention and management of diabetes. Read more…Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI)

The Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI) is a national program that gives money to community programs that promote the prevention and management of diabetes.

Funded programs address diabetes through teaching and learning activities that tell people about diabetes, including how to prevent diabetes and how to stay healthy if they have diabetes.

Programs and Funding

Any community group, organization or individual can apply for funding to create new programs or use the funding to pay for programs or projects that already exist in their community.

ADI funds projects or activities that help address community health priorities and work towards the prevention or management of diabetes. Projects and activities must fit into one of the following categories:

  • Diabetes Prevention and Health Promotion
  • Diabetes Management and Care

The following items are not eligible for ADI funding:

  • Equipment and furniture purchases over $1,000 per project
  • Travel for sports or religious events
  • Prizes for events or draws
  • Elite sports

Previously Funded Programs

  • On the land programs
  • After school sports programs
  • Cooking and nutrition education programs
  • Diabetes education and exercise programs

Resources

The following brochures provide information on diabetes prevention, management and treatment:

For more information on ADI programs or funding, contact your Regional Wellness Programs Coordinator at the following addresses:

Baffin Regional Wellness Programs Coordinator
Pangnirtung
(867) 473-2689
Email

Kitikmeot Regional Wellness Programs Coordinator
Cambridge Bay
(867) 983-4500
Email

Kivalliq Regional Wellness Programs Coordinator
Rankin Inlet
(867) 645-2171
Email

You may also contact your local hamlet office.

Contact Name: 
Territorial Wellness Programs Coordinator
Phone: 
(867) 975-5762
I Am: 
diabetic