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Diabetes

Diabetes (for adults and children):  Learn how to control this condition through nutrition, diet, medication and regular monitoring through periodic physician visits and blood tests for hemoglobin A1c, cholesterol and kidney function.  

The hurdles you will discuss in this program are:
  • Understanding what type of diabetes you have.
  • Obtaining a prescription for oral hypoglycemic agent or insulin.
  • Performing blood sugar testing as ordered by the doctor. Testing urine as ordered.
  • Understanding your dietary instructions?
  • Exercising regularly.
  • Recognizing the difference in symptoms of hypo- and hyper- glycemia.
  • Understanding the additional special lab work needed. (HbA1c quarterly; micro albumin and lipid profile annually)
  • Awareness of the additional special exams annually, (Retina, foot check)
  • HbA1c goal is 7 or below or moving toward that goal.

Along with diabetes-related office visit co-payment reimbursement, you can have your coinsurance for testing supplies reimbursed to you when you reach all of the hurdles of this program. After 6 months of uninterrupted compliance with your treatment plan and you could be eligible for diabetes prescription co-payment reimbursements, too.

If you have a medical care question that we can be of assistance with, the Care Management department can be reached at 216-986-1050 or 1-888-246-6648 during regular business hours of 8:00am - 4:30pm Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.  A confidential voicemail box is available to accept non-urgent messages after hours.

To see if you qualify for the Diabetes Care Management Program, please fill out the following form.

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