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Blue Medicare HMO, Blue Medicare PPO, and Blue Medicare Rx (PDP) Members

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For people with diabetes, elevated blood sugars can lead to problems affecting the eyes, kidneys and nervous system. By learning to control blood sugars, those with this disease can greatly reduce their risk of developing diabetes complications.

If you have diabetes, we will provide you with education and resources to help you manage your health, including:

Member newsletters

Health report card(s), listing recommended preventive screenings you may need:

  • Annual flu vaccination
  • Pneumonia vaccine
  • Annual wellness visit with PCP
  • Bone Mass Measurement
  • Breast Cancer Screening (women)
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Diabetes Screenings (Annual dilated retinal eye exam, Microalbumin urine test, Hemoglobin A1c test)
  • Depression Screening
  • Fall Prevention
  • Body Mass Index

On BlueConnect, you can also view articles on health education, create actions plans, sign up to participate in health challenges, and much more. Get started today!

Educational materials
As a program participant, you'll receive a variety of educational materials designed to teach you more about living with diabetes. These materials may include specifics on tests, diet, exercise, medications and symptom management. This information can also be taken for review and discussion by your health care provider.

Support from a registered nurse (RN)
Program participants can receive assistance from a RN:

  • Case Management Programs - In certain health situations, you may be eligible to work one-on-one with a case manager. For more information, visit Case Management Programs.
  • Telephone Learning Center (TLC) LineSM1 is a toll-free line giving you access to comprehensive medical information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can speak with a registered nurse for information on a wide array of health topics. For more information, visit the TLC page.

Online resources

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Important Legal Information and Disclaimers

The information on this page is current as of 10/1/2016.

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