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Are you at risk for diabetes?

Are you at risk for diabetes?

Diabetes now affects nearly 10% of the U.S. population—that’s 30 million children and adults! According to the American Diabetes Association, another 86 million Americans have prediabetes and are at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, the leading cause of kidney failure, doubling the risk for heart attack from heart disease. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. If you have type 2 diabetes your body does not use insulin properly. This is called insulin resistance. At first,…

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Health Benefit Newsletter

Health Benefit Newsletter

2020 Plan Changes View Plan Change NoticesWe would like to make you aware of Plan changes that will take effect on Jan. 1, 2020. These changes include new benefits such as coverage being added for Habilitative services and for virtual visits with your physician. Not all plan changes apply to all plans under the CBEBT so please make sure to refer to your particular Summary of Benefits and Coverage. You can also find the Annual Notices under Privacy Notices & Required Notices. Livongo Helps…

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Health Education Week Gets Personal

Health Education Week Gets Personal

This third week of October celebrates National Health Education Week, focusing on increasing national awareness on major public health issues and promoting education.  Most of us say we want to be healthier, work out more, eat better—but, let’s face it, it’s hard. That is, possibly, until you receive the “proverbial” wake-up call. After a devastating turn of events at a destination wedding in the Dominican Republic, one of Christian Brothers Servcies’ very own, Senior Graphic Designer Ross Lillwitz, suffered a…

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