Unity wants to help you achieve control of your diabetes. You can do this by developing self-management skills. For information about the Diabetes Health Management Program, call toll-free at 866-884-4601, Ext. 54167, or direct at 608-821-4167, or email us at email@example.com.
Members who have been diagnosed with diabetes are automatically enrolled in the program.* To self-enroll, members with diabetes may call the Diabetes Health Management Program at the above numbers, or email us.
*Members may disenroll from the program at anytime by contacting Health Services at 866-884-4601 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Program participants receive:
Unity also provides your practitioner with access to clinical diabetes guidelines and periodic reports that track the care you receive.
For more information about diabetes, select Health Topics and type in the key word "diabetes."
Active Living and Learning Program
The Active Living and Learning Program helps members newly diagnosed with Type-2 diabetes, Glucose Intolerance or Metabolic Syndrome to manage or prevent diabetes. Members are reimbursed their initial deposit at the end of the 1-year program.
Living Well With Chronic Conditions Program
The Living Well with Chronic Conditions Program teaches people with chronic conditions to better manage their health.
Take the Diabetes Risk Factor Quiz
Diabetes is a condition that may lead to heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and blindness. One-third of Americans living with diabetes have no symptoms. The only way to know if you have diabetes is through a check-up. If you are over 44 years old, you should be screened for diabetes every 3 years. The doctor or nurse will ask you questions about your health and may order some lab tests. Take the quiz to find out if you are at risk.
Risks for diabetes:
Symptoms people with diabetes may have are:
If you are an adult and at risk for diabetes, take a look at the booklet More Than 50 Ways to Prevent Diabetes. The booklet tells you how to cut down on what you eat and ways to handle stress. To receive a copy from Unity, please call Customer Service at 800-362-3310.
Interested in learning how to delay or prevent diabetes?Sign up for one of UW Health's pre-diabetes classes and learn what pre-diabetes is, what physical activity can do for you and what to eat. You can also find more information about prediabetes on Healthwise , by calling 608-821-4167 (toll-free at 866-884-4601), Ext. 54167, or by emailing email@example.com.
The information on this page is also available in writing by calling Unity Customer Service at 800-362-3310.