Diabetes Care Programme

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What is the Diabetes Care Programme?

The Diabetes Care Programme, together with your Premier Plus GP, will help you actively manage your diabetes.The programme gives you and your Premier Plus GP access to various tools to monitor and manage your condition and to ensure you get high quality coordinated healthcare and the best outcomes.

You and your GP can track progress on a personalised dashboard displaying your unique Diabetes Management Score. This will help to identify the steps you should take to manage your condition and stay healthy over time. The programme also unlocks cover for valuable healthcare services from healthcare providers like dietitians and biokineticists.

How to Register on the Diabetes Care Programme

Any Discovery Health Medical Scheme member registered on the Chronic Illness Benefit for diabetes can join the Diabetes Care programme.

To have access to the Diabetes Care Programme, you must consult with a Premier Plus GP and be registered on the Chronic Illness Benefit for type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

Priority, Saver and Core plan members

Must use a Premier Plus GP for the management of their diabetes, to avoid a 20% co-payment.

KeyCare plan members

Must choose a doctor who is on both the KeyCare and Premier Plus GP networks for management of their diabetes, to avoid a 20% co-payment.

Smart plan members

Must choose a doctor who is on both the Smart and Premier Plus GP networks for management of their diabetes, to avoid a 20% co-payment.

Track your progress

As part of the Diabetes Care Programme, you and your Premier Plus GP can track your progress on a personalised dashboard displaying your unique Diabetes Management Score. This will help to identify the next steps you should take to manage your condition and stay healthy over time.

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