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Diabetes

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, this program can provide you with education and other resources to help you manage your health.

Preventive reminders
We'll send you reminders for regular health screenings and treatments, including:

  • Annual dilated retinal exam
  • Microalbumin urine test
  • Lipid Profile
  • Hemoglobin A1-C test
  • Foot exam
  • Birthday cards with recommended screenings listed
  • Annual flu shot

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 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.
  • The Telephone Learning CenterTM (TLC) toll-free line gives you access to comprehensive medical information 24 hours a day. 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 10/1/2013.

Y0079_6246 CMS Approved 10212013