GatorCare provides specific services for members with diabetes including free diabetes testing supplies. Additional resources include a monthly online support group, a meal planning program, and Diabetes Self-Management Training through UF Health. Explore your benefits today!
All GatorCare Members diagnosed with type 1, type 2, or gestational diabetes may be eligible to receive Contour® or Contour® Next test strips AT NO COST for the 2021 benefit year. Click the link below for additional information regarding this program and obtaining a free glucose meter from Contour®.
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.
Join Employee Wellness Jacksonville for a live virtual education series about maximizing your health while living with diabetes. Webinars will take place the third Thursday of every month at 12 p.m. and will cover topics such as nutrition, medication management, technological advances, and more.
The American Diabetes Association provides a free 12-month Living with Type 2 Diabetes program. Resources include six e-booklets about living healthy with diabetes, an online support forum, and information about local events.
The CDC provides excellent information regarding living with diabetes, including videos, podcasts, and toolkits on eating well, managing your blood sugar, preventing complications, and promoting your emotional wellbeing.
The American Diabetes Association presents Ask the Experts, a live webinar series where you can ask your questions of ADA experts and learn information on diabetes self-management.
Join Sherri Shafer, Registered Dietitian with UCSF School of Medicine for a 6-part video series on diabetes management. Topics include carb counting, hypoglycemia, alcohol, and exercise.
Explore heart-healthy recipes for superfood smoothies, meat lover’s breakfast cups, chocolate walnut mug cake, and more. Categories include meals for one or two, easy pantry recipes, snacks, and Mediterranean meals.
Engage with our wellness resources including live wellness classes, nutrition challenges, recorded meditation classes, and more. Available to GatorCare members and non-GatorCare members.