The Diabetes Team

The St. Croix Tribal Health Clinic follows the Indian Health Service Standards of Care for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes and Indian Health Service Best Practices.

SDPI Healthy Heart Project

Special Diabetes Program for Indians

Who can join the Project?

  • We are looking for people age 18 and older who have the diagnosis of diabetes and are interested in reducing their risk of cardiovascular disease.
  • You should be willing to participate in clinic visits with a case manager.
  • Diabetes support and education groups are offered in four tribal communities.

How can I join the Project?

  • Let the project staff know that you are interested in volunteering for the project.
  • They will schedule you for a medical visit to confirm that you are eligible.
  • If you are interested in volunteering for the project, we will explain the project to you and answer any questions.


Nutrition

The Role of Nutrition in Health

Proper nutrition is an essential part of good health. Nutrition can not only help prevent many chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes and cancer, but it also plays a role in treatment and management as well. A healthy diet fuels your body, so you're ready for whatever life throws at you. As a Registered Dietitian, I can help you optimize your health through food and nutrition. Below is a list of some of the services I can provide in the clinic or out in the community. Please see your physician for a referral if you would like to receive nutrition therapy for a disease such as diabetes.

Services I can Provide

  • Diabetes education
  • Weight management education
  • Tips for a healthy heart
  • Renal diets
  • Help with food allergies or celiac disease
  • Group talks or presentations
  • Poster sessions
  • And many more!
Jean Roedl - FNP-BC, ADM-BC
Jean Roedl - FNP-BC, ADM-BC
Family Nurse Practitioner / Family Practice / Advanced Diabetes Management
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(715)349-8554 ext. 5150
Pam Nichols - RN, BSN, CDE
Pam Nichols - RN, BSN, CDE
Diabetes Educator
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(715) 349-8554 ext. 5155
(715) 645-2709
Healthy Heart Case Manager
Laurel Stusek - RN
Laurel Stusek - RN
Director of Nursing
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(715) 349-8554 ext. 5194
Alisha Ness - RD, CD
Alisha Ness - RD, CD
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist / WIC Nutritionist
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(715) 349-8554 ext. 5213
Lucy Leef - CNA
Lucy Leef - CNA
Diabetes CHR
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(715) 349-8554 ext. 5101
(715) 645-0091
Diabetes Community Health Rep.