Controlling Your Diabetes
For many diabetics, the lifelong disease requires a tremendous amount of monitoring and action to keep its effects from causing further illness and complications. Being educated on the best methods to control your diabetes is vital to maintaining your good health.
From better understanding your type of diabetes to finding new tips to control your blood sugar, a Health Coach can cover a wide variety of topics with you to keep you and your diabetic family members healthy.
Health Coaches are specially trained professionals who can provide you with information on a variety of health issues, help you monitor your health needs and work more closely with your doctor. Ask a Health Coach how you can get support for your diabetes today.
Reach Your Wellness & Weight Goals with Nutrition Support
A Health Coach, such as a nurse or dietitian, can help you set goals and answer your nutrition questions anytime, day or night.
Call 1-800-365-4180 or log in to the secure member site for online support.
Free Nutrition Classes and More
Whether you are working to achieve or maintain your ideal weight, reduce cravings, or improve your cooking skills, we have programs and workshops that meet your needs. Feel free to explore our free wellness classes and programs.
Stay Informed About Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
This common chronic disease is a major risk factor for heart disease, stroke, heart failure, and kidney failure. CDPHP has resources to help you manage your blood pressure and enjoy a healthy lifestyle. Here are a few ideas to get started:
- Check your blood pressure regularly and share your numbers with your PCP.
- Take medications as prescribed.
- Maintain a healthy body weight.
- Exercise regularly.
- Take a free CDPHP wellness class.
- Eat a healthy diet rich in fruits/vegetables and low in salt, fat, and added sugars.
- Don’t smoke.
- Limit alcohol consumption.
- Manage stress.
- Talk to a health coach about managing your blood pressure. Health coaches are available 24/7.
Looking for new providers is easy with Find-a-Doc.
When you need to see a medical professional, you shouldn't have to waste time looking through various resources to find all of your options. CDPHP's Find-a-Doc allows you to input information such as plan type, location and speciality to create a personalized list of medical professionals that may be able to help you.
Use Find-A-Doc to cut down the time you spend finding options and speed up your ability to get the medical help you need.
Healthy Lessons are Easy
CDPHP offers free health and wellness programs to help you and your family stay healthy and feel great.
Register for classes online
- Cardio kickboxing
- Nutrition classes that focus on everything from vegetarian to gluten-free cooking
- Health education for parents, families, and seniors
- Condition-specific classes and programs for asthma sufferers and diabetics, among others
or call the health and wellness line at (518) 641-4800, or toll free at 1-877-986-2374. Online registrations are confirmed immediately.