You can prevent serious complications of diabetes such as blindness, kidney disease, heart disease and stroke by participating in this Health Action Plan. Learn self-management skills to decrease your risks of complications and improve your health.
This 90-day plan provides an overview of the seven core areas of diabetes management: healthy eating, being active, monitoring, taking medication, problem solving, reducing risks and healthy coping. It also includes developing a personalized plan to achieve your goals to control diabetes.
Employee spouses are not eligible to participate in this Health Action Plan. But, those enrolled in Sandia medical coverage can complete certain activities for up to $50 each year. Go to Join a Health Action Plan to learn more.
Your first step is to attend a 60-minute one-on-one appointment with a certified diabetes educator to assess your knowledge and skills and create your personalized plan, including scheduling follow-up appointments.
Meet with your certified diabetes educator monthly during the course of the Health Action Plan.
Meet with a fitness professional for a physical fitness assessment.
After 90 days, attend a 30-minute exit consultation with your certified diabetes educator to discuss your progress toward reaching your goals and your ongoing treatment plan.
Fitness classes – Our staff of certified exercise professionals offer a variety of onsite group fitness classes. To participate, you must complete the PAR-Q form.
Fitness facilities – Fitness facilities are open to the entire workforce and offer a variety of cardio and resistance training equipment, perfect for morning, lunchtime, or after-work exercise sessions. To use the facilities, you must complete the PAR-Q form, and in New Mexico, you must also schedule a gym orientation. Call 505-844-2437 to schedule your orientation.