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Youth Diabetes Health Education Program

Youth Diabetes Education Program

SELECT A HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM (HEP):

ON THE LEVEL AGES 14-17

Information written in a teen-friendly style speaks to diabetes concerns while helping teens of eligible members feel confident about a healthy future. Up-to-date diabetes materials support parents of teens.

  • Type 1 and type 2 materials for teen and parent
  • Teen diabetes basic newsletters
  • Carb counting and exercise
  • School diabetes and ER plan
  • Teen health magazines — driving, body image and stress management
  • Child development/life balance
  • Health records and tracking tools
  • On The Level Resource List (PDF) — Find age-specific diabetes Web resources and toll-free numbers.

Waived Deductible on Testing Supplies
Arkansas Blue Cross recognizes the benefits of routine blood sugar testing for people with diabetes. To encourage our members with diabetes to continue this important activity, we will waive the deductible for blood glucose testing supplies (lancets and testing strips) for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield members who are currently, or were previously, enrolled in the On The Level Youth Diabetes Program (for children and adolescents ages 17 and younger) or the adult Diabetes Education Program.

Here's how to join and get started on a plan for a healthier you!

Download the Member Enrollment Form (PDF) and return it in one of four ways:

  1. Fax to 501-378-6693
  2. Scan and email to HealthEducationTeam
  3. Mail to:
    Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Enterprise Medical Management (4 South)
    601 South Gaines Street
    Little Rock, AR 72201
  4. You also can call your nearest office location and ask for a Registered Nurse case manager to discuss the program and receive assistance in enrolling in the On The Level Youth Diabetes Program.

We hope you will join the On The Level Youth Diabetes Program. Together, we can help you take better care of your child’s health.

Health information and education from community and national resources follow the guidelines set forth by the American Diabetes Association.

Questions? Call the toll-free HEP Helpline at 1-800-686-2609.

Please note: The On The Level Youth Diabetes Program is for health education purposes only. We do not offer medical advice or medical services. Always consult your treating physician(s) for any medical advice or services you may need. You, as a member, are responsible for selecting providers, services or products. Please check your member benefits for coverage of services. All information furnished by you is kept strictly confidential and only used to provide us with information necessary for participation in the On The Level Youth Diabetes Program.