The Harmony Through Health Diabetes Program goals are to: prevent diabetes development and to provide the necessary care, education and support for those with diabetes for self-management of their disease and optimal quality of life.
Primary prevention services: aid in the prevention of diabetes mellitus
and the complication of diabetes in urban Native
Americans through diabetes screenings and healthy
Secondary prevention services: help people with diabetes obtain optimal control of their disease. Primary health care is provided at the NACA Family Health Center by physicians and a registered dietitian,
nurses, and medical assistants. Thanks to funding from
the Indian Health Service and Navajo Nation, the
Diabetes Program is able to offer many services free of
charge or at reduced rates.
Tertiary prevention services: help Native Americans with diabetes prevent or delay heart or kidney disease, amputations or blindness. Referrals to local eye, foot and dental specialists are coordinated through the Family Health Center. Other specialist referrals are available through ongoing communication with Indian Health Service agencies.
Check out the Harmony Through Health Diabetes Newsletter .
information about the NACA Harmony Through Health
Diabetes Program, please contact NACA Health Promotion
program at (928) 773-1245.