A successful partnership between First Nations and Health Researchers in Addressing the Challenges of DiabetesSubmitted by admin on Wed, 2006-11-29 23:35
|"We did it for the children. We want to be known, not just as the community with the third highest diabetes rate, but as the community that did something about it.". Former Deputy Chief Harry Meekis, quoted in The Toronto Star, April 30, 2000.|
The SLHDP was conceived in 1991 as a partnership between the Sandy Lake community and diabetes researchers.