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Diabetes Support

Controlling Your Diabetes

For many people living with diabetes, 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 nurse at CDPHP can cover a wide variety of topics with you to keep you and your family members healthy. 

Nurses on the CDPHP Care Team 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 nurse from the CDPHP Care Team how you can get support for your diabetes today.

Reach Your Wellness & Weight Goals with Nutrition Support

A Nutrition Support 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 CDPHP Care Team 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.

Classes include:

  • Cardio kickboxing
  • HulaFit
  • Spinning
  • 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
Register for classes online or call the health and wellness line at (518) 641-4800, or toll free at 1-877-986-2374. Online registrations are confirmed immediately.

The CDPHP Care Team is here to help and support you

Call a nurse on the CDPHP Care Team at 1-800-365-4180 with your diabetes questions. If calling after-hours, please leave a message and we will contact you.

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Is Your Chronic Illness Causing Depression?

Support is available 24 hours per day. To get help, call 1-888-320-9584. A caring professional is available to support you at all times.