Diabetes Prevention and Management
The Diabetes Care Team, and the St. Croix Tribal Health Clinic follow the Indian Health Service Standards of Care and best practices for adults and children with Diabetes. Diabetes care and education is offered for individuals diagnosed with diabetes or prediabetes. Our team assists you in learning how to make wise choices for your diabetes care.
SDPI Healthy Heart Program – Special Diabetes Program for Indians
Who Can Join the Project?
We are looking for people 18 years of age and older who have the diagnosis of diabetes and are interested in reducing their risk of cardiovascular disease. You should be willing to participate in clinic visits with a case manager.
Diabetes support and education groups are offered in four Tribal Communities.
Annual exams are recommended with each diabetes team member including the Medical Provider, Dental, Optometry (include dilated eye exam), complete foot exam and consultation with a Registered Dietitian and Diabetes Educator. There are also monthly diabetes support groups offered.
Nutrition: Proper nutrition is an essential part of good health and overall wellness. Nutrition can not only help prevent many chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes and cancer, but it also plays a role in disease treatment and management as well. The clinic’s Registered Dietitian provides diabetes education, weight management education, tips for a healthy heart, renal diets, help with food allergies or celiac disease, group presentations and printed materials.
St. Croix Tribal Health Clinic – Main Location
Located in the Big Sand Lake Community – Hertel Wisconsin
4404 WI-70, Webster, WI 54893
Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm
St. Croix Tribal Health Clinic – Round Lake
Located in the Round Lake Community
2221 60th St Luck, WI 54853
Tuesday – Thursday 9am – 3pm
Family Nurse Practitioner,
Advanced Diabetes Management & Certified Diabetes Prevention Coach
715-349-8554 x 5227