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Our Ways: Healing Through Traditional Health and Wellness
The National Indigenous Diabetes Association is a non-profit organization envisioning diabetes-free Indigenous Peoples. We are pleased to announce that we are hosting a virtual National Indigenous Diabetes Conference, titled “Our Ways: Healing Through Traditional Health and Wellness”, November 15 to November 17, 2021, in conjunction with and in honour of World Diabetes Day, November 14, 2021.
The 2021 National Indigenous Diabetes Conference will bring together Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI) Workers, Community Health Representatives, Indigenous frontline workers, leadership, Diabetes Prevention Workers, diabetes educators, health managers, dietitians, nutritionists, nurses, academics, industry, and government representatives from across Canada to learn about and share practices in diabetes prevention and self-management among Indigenous Peoples in Canada. The conference is designed to increase delegates’ knowledge, skill and awareness on healthy lifestyles as diabetes prevention and self-management by incorporating traditional teachings and practices for wholistic wellness. Interactive sessions will be arranged to enhance delegate experiences and opportunities for networking.