Diabetes Reversal Programme

A life changing opportunity to lower blood glucose levels, reduce the need for medication, and ultimately achieve an overall feeling of well-being.

What is the Diabetes Reversal Programme?

Developed in partnership with diabetes specialist, Dr. David Cavan, Dr. Stanley James of Premier Health & Wellness Center*, and the Bermuda Diabetes Association, this 12-month programme is designed to help individuals with Type 2 Diabetes find ways to eat healthier and to increase physical activity. The ultimate objective is to lower blood glucose levels, reduce the need for medication, and ultimately achieve an overall feeling of well-being.

You are eligible for this benefit if:

 

You are over the age of 18 years and an Argus Group Health Plan** policy holder or dependent.



You have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes.



You complete the assessment and screening at your initial consultation.

*Premier Health is located at 38 King Street, Hamilton
**Individual Health Plan members who have the Essential plan are not eligible for this benefit.

What services are covered by this benefit?

Within the first month, individuals will receive customised advice on how to minimize their sugar and refined carbohydrate intake.

Having completed the LMC, patients will be enrolled into groups to consolidate lifestyle changes, review goals and seek additional support.

A 6-week Lifestyle Management Course (LMC) facilitated by staff with expertise in nutrition, behavior change and psychology.

A diabetes specialist will review your progress in diet, physical activity, reduction in body weight and blood glucose levels.


Services not covered include:


Lab tests (covered in Diagnostic Services benefit), food or food/vitamin supplements, educational materials, use of exercise equipment, individual exercise sessions or gym memberships, diagnostic or follow up testing not deemed to be medically necessary, including genomics; experimental or investigational treatments for weight reduction. This includes, but is not limited to, acupuncture or laser therapy for weight loss, body plethysmography, dual-energy x-ray body composition, gastric electrical stimulation, HCG or vitamin injections for weight loss, indirect calorimetry, whole body calorimetry and whole body bioimpedence analysis.

Please note that this list is not exhaustive. Please contact our Customer Service Center at 298-0888 if you have additional questions about services covered by this benefit.

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