CHR ProgramThe Pawnee Nation Special Diabetes Program Provides services to all Native Americans who are diagnosed with diabetes, who have a CDIB card, and who live in the Pawnee service area.
Service area includes the cities and townships of: Blackburn, Cleveland, Hallet, Jennings, Lone Chimney, Maramec, Pawnee, Quay, Shady Grove, Skedee, Terlton, Westport, Ralston, and Yale. All material and prevention programs are open to everyone.
Services available at this time are:
Free Diabetic related material
- Diabetic recipes & meal planning (approved by the American Diabetes Association)
- Health for Native Life & Diabetes Positive Magazines ( published by Indian Health Services)
Individual Health Screenings
- Blood pressure
- Blood sugar
Diabetes Awareness Support Groups
- Nutrition guidance, Diabetic Breakfast and walking teams
Blood Glucose Monitoring (Glucometers & strips), education and ongoing consultation
- Glucometers: Bayer Contour, Bayer Breeze II
- Test strips for Bayer Contour, Bayer Breeze II
- Lancets, food diaries, daily log books
Incentive Programs available at this time:
- $150.00 toward eyeglass prescription only if your prescription changed from the previous year, otherwise it will be every two years,
- Prefer turn in A1c level with your eyeglass prescription, or bring glucometer in to download, we can get the A1c level from that. A1c level of <7% is optimal for diabetic patients.
Pending Available Funding (Must be approved by the Diabetes Coordinator)
- Diabetic related medications not available on the IHS formulary
- Denture assistance (must provide a demonstration of need and if funding is available)
- Diabetic Shoes once a year for people with Medicare part A & B; Medicaid in Oklahoma will provide for diabetic supplies as well. See the Diabetes Coordinator for assistance.
Applications can be completed in the Diabetes office located in the Health & Community Services Center at 400 Agency Road, or you may call (918) 762-4045 ext. 4 for further assistance