People with diabetes are at a higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. Community First Health Plans offers Disease Management Programs that educate Members and work to ensure the right care at the right time.

What does a “good” sugar level look like?

  • While everyone has a different blood sugar range, your Provider can help you determine your goal target. The typical blood sugar target is:
    • Before you eat: 80 to 130 mg/dl
    • Two hours after you started eating: Less than 180 mg/dl
  • Your Provider can determine what times you need to check your blood sugar. The most common times include:
    • When you first wake up (fasting)
    • Before a meal
    • Two hours after a meal
    • At bedtime

What are ways to manage my blood sugar levels?

  • Managing diabetes is all about lifestyle choices. Some of the most common ways to manage your blood sugar levels are:
    • Eat a healthy diet
    • Exercise regularly
    • Log your blood sugar readings so you can monitor them
    • Limit alcohol
    • Use portion control when eating

Learn more about managing blood sugar and talk to your Provider today to get started managing your blood sugar. Telemedicine NOW AVAILABLE!