Diabetes

GatorCare Members

Programs & Resources

Whether you have recently been diagnosed with diabetes or have been living with it since childhood, GatorCare has resources to help you manage your condition. Explore our free test strips, redeem a free glucometer, schedule an appointment for free nutrition counseling, and more!

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GatorCare Members ONLY

NEW BENEFIT COMING SOON: Free Diabetes Test Strips

Beginning January 1, 2023, Contour® brand test strips, currently covered at the Formulary Tier 2 level, will be moved to Tier 0. This means there will be NO coinsurance or pharmacy deductible for GatorCare members filling Contour® or Contour® Next test strips with a prescription from their health care provider. No signing up, no waiting periods!

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GatorCare members ONLY

Free Contour® Next Glucose Meter

All GatorCare members with a diagnosis of type 1, type 2, or gestational diabetes may be eligible to redeem a free glucose meter if using or switching to Contour® Next test strips.

Learn how you can get a free Contour® Next Meter delivered to your home!

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Resources

General Resource

Diabetes Information & Resource Hub

Sometimes it can be difficult to know whether to trust the information you read on the web or not. To alleviate that burden, GatorCare has compiled some information regarding diabetes and reliable resources to help manage your blood sugar.

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General Resource

UF Health Diabetes Education

Receive Diabetes Self-Management Training (DSMT) or Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) with the UF Health Diabetes Education and Nutrition program. Engage in individualized nutrition and diabetes education appointments, followed by small group classes for continued support.
Ask your doctor for a referral.

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GatorCare Members Only

Free Nutrition Counseling

GatorCare members- Speak to a Registered Dietitian at no cost via Zoom or in-person (Jacksonville) to help with nutrition and related health topics like healthy eating, meal planning, weight management, food allergies, and nutrition for chronic health conditions: Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, High Blood Pressure and more.

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