Diabetes Program

Pawnee Nation’s Diabetes Program provides services to all Native Americans who are diagnosed with diabetes. The requirements for this program are to obtain Certified Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB) and live in our jurisdiction, which includes; Blackburn, Cleveland, Hallet, Jennings, Lone Chimney, Maramec, Pawnee, Quay, Shady Grove, Skedee, Terlton, Westport, Ralston, and Yale.

Services available at this time are:
Free Diabetic related materials, daily glucose logs, information pamphlets on site, and glucose machine and its supplies.

Individual Health Screenings

  • Blood pressure
  • Blood sugar
  • Weight

Diabetes Awareness Support Groups

  • Nutrition guidance, diabetic breakfast and wellness program activities available throughout the year.  “Like” our Facebook page Pawnee Nation Wellness Program for upcoming events.

Blood Glucose Monitoring (Glucometers & strips), education and ongoing consultation

  • Ascencia Bayer Contour glucometers
  • Test strips
  • Lancets, good diaries, daily log books

Incentive Programs available at this time:
(Subject to availability of funds must be approved by Diabetes Coordinator)

  1. $150.00 toward eyewear ONLY if the prescription has changed.
  2. Submit  A1c level with your eyeglass prescription , <7 is optimal for diabetic patients; or
  3. Bring glucometer in the office to download readings
  4. Dentures or partials up to $700, one set per client every 5 years.
  5. N7 Nike shoes available when all annual visits are complete plus 2 download meter readings
  • Dental Exam
  • Eye Exam
  • Foot Exam
  • Nutrition Visit
  • Lab
  • 2 meter readings download

Applications are located at the Diabetes Office located in the Health & Community Services Building (Old IHS). Please feel free to call for inquiries at 918-762-3873 x4

Suzy Knife Chief
Diabetes Program Coordinator

Benjamin Stewart
Diabetes Assistant

Diabetes Mailing Address:

Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma
Attn: Diabetes Program
PO Box 470
Pawnee, Ok 74058

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm