Diabetes Prevention & Management
"The Colville Tribal Diabetes Program's mission is to provide the highest quality, culturally competent health education services to each community in a collaborative manner which promotes a confidentially safe and healthy environment. Our program focus is to provide preventative education tools for people through advocacy of healthy lifestyles that honors mind, body and spirit."
Increasing access to quality diabetes education and management services across Colville Reservation.
Developing a standard approach to care and management of diabetes, including screening, based on the current SDPI (Special Diabetes Program for Indians) best practice guidelines, and an adapted to use in the Tribal communities.
Establishing effective community-directed approaches that revolve around the prevention and managing of diabetes related complications.
Developing and promoting cost effective ways of delivering quality diabetes education through life cycle of the grant.
Elevations range from 790 feet at the mouth of the Okanogan River to 6,774 feet at the Summit of Moses Mountain. Average elevation of the Reservation is above 3,000 feet.