Diabetes & Wellness


The goal of the Diabetes/Wellness Program is to provide health education and fitness programs to improve the health and well-being of the community we serve. The program assists patients in  developing lifestyle skills for disease prevention and to limit complications of diseases such as Diabetes, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia  and Obesity..

The team consists of a Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes  Educator as the program coordinator.  A Registered Nurse, Certified  Diabetes Educator providing individualized diabetes education for  patients as well as intensive blood glucose management. A Registered  Dietitian/Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition who oversees the  Hypertension Management Program and the Ottawa County Farmer's Market. A Registered Dietitian who provides Medical Nutrition Therapy for  patients with nutrition related disease states as well as Health  Promotion and Disease Prevention programs in the community for both youth and adults. An LPN providing diabetes patients with foot/nail care. A diabetes program assistant certified by the Joslin Vision  Network (JVN) to provide diabetes patients with retinal eye exams for  detection of retinopathy and completes program appointment scheduling.   

If you would like to schedule an appointment with a Dietitian, Diabetes  Nurse Educator, or for a JVN retinal eye screening call (918) 332-4344. 

To schedule a diabetes foot care/nail appointment call (918) 332-4423.

A Certified Personal Trainer oversees all components of the Wellness  Center including instruction of group exercise classes and  individualized exercise plans. A Healthy Living Program Assistant  provides clerical and instructional support for both the Diabetes Program and Wellness Center.

The Wellness Center is free to all clinic patients as well as any person with a CDIB card, persons working for a Tribal affiliated facility and Veterans. Participants are expected to provide a copy of  eligibility and complete a basic application related to health, emergency contact and release of liability. Wellness Center hours are  Monday–Friday 6 a.m—5 p.m. Call (918) 332-4327 for more information.

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Northeastern Tribal Health System

Northeast Tribal Health Center, Miami, Oklahoma 74354, United States

P.O. Box 1498, Miami, Oklahoma 74355 Main Phone Line (918) 542-1655


Open today

08:00 am – 05:00 pm

Closed: Weekends, Federal Holidays, and first Wednesday morning of each month until 1 p.m. for staff meetings. 

For after-hours care contact:

Claremore Indian Hospital at (918) 342-6200

Cherokee Nation W. W. Hastings at (918) 458-3100

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