There's a lot to consider, from eating healthy meals to exercising, monitoring your blood glucose and taking your medications. But the right tools and support can make diabetes self-care very manageable in your everyday life. The following patient materials are designed to give you tools and encouragement. Click here for more information.
RMHP has a special program for members with diabetes. Members in this program receive an RN Health Educator to help answer questions. They also work with you and your doctor. We want to help you gain better control of your diabetes.
The RN Health Educator can:
- Answer questions about diabetes
- Help you control it
- Help you get the supplies you may need
- Remind you about tests related to diabetes
- Work with your doctor to help meet your own needs
We will work with you and your doctor to help keep your diabetes from controlling your life. Follow the Signs to Good Diabetes Care!
Diabetes can affect every part of the body. If you have diabetes, you should see your doctor at least twice a year even if you are not having problems. There are tests that can help you manage your diabetes. Your doctor may have you get the following important tests:
Life is full of risks. Don't take chances with diabetes.
- Eye exam - helps prevent blindness
- Foot exam - helps prevent loss of toes or your foot
- HbA1c blood test - helps monitor your blood sugar control
- LDL blood test - helps prevent heart disease
- Urine test - checks how your kidneys are working
For more information or to enroll in our Diabetes Management Program, call our RN Health Educator at 1-888-847-6466.
Care Management Online Self-Referral Form