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Kathleen LaForme

Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle
Diabetes Wellness Coordinator - South
Kathleen LaForme is of both Mohawk of Six Nations and Mississaugas of New Credit First Nations.  She is the mother of 2 daughters, a son, and is a Grandmother.  She is the Diabetes Wellness Coordinator for the Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle (formerly SOADI), South Region for 18 years.  Kathleen has many family members and friends who are living with diabetes, and upon learning that diabetes was becoming an epidemic among Indigenous Peoples, knew that she had to do something to help stop this.  She strives to do her best in promoting diabetes awareness and prevention among Indigenous Peoples not only through IDHC, but also among family, friends, and community.