Living With Diabetes
Blue Cross NC is committed to providing outstanding customer service to our diabetic members because we understand the unique challenges you face as you “let nothing stop you” from living the life you want to live. These resources are a great start to learning about diabetes and managing it.
This page contains a series of diabetes blog posts, infographics, quick video tips and links to additional diabetes resources.
Stay on top of it
Discover a world of resources that can help you stay on top of your diabetes treatment.
Speak to an expert
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Diabetic and livin’it!
Learn plenty of ways to have fun that won’t affect your sugar levels.
Diabetes is a condition in which the body doesn't properly use or make enough insulin, a hormone that turns food into energy. And it’s widespread: one in 10 people in the United States have diabetes, and an estimated 23.8% of that 30.3 million are...
When your doctor calls and leaves a message while you are pregnant you know something isn’t right. After completing my one-hour fasting glucose test (the diabetes test where you drink the sickeningly sweet drink and then get blood drawn an hour later) my doctor called...
The summer before my senior year of college started out great. I secured an internship at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, I was getting ready for my 21st birthday and I only had one year of college left. The Wake-Up Call One week into my internship...
Did you know that approximately 750,000 adults (1 in 10 adults) in North Carolina have diabetes? Even worse, the occurrence of diabetes in The Tar Heel State is far greater than the national average – and is expected to increase in years to come....
Most seemingly minor health symptoms don’t signal a serious medical problem. But sometimes they do. Elizabeth Franklin, Aaron’s mother, believed her son’s exhaustion was just his adjustment to middle school. A new routine, harder classes, the pressures of entering...
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