Virtual Diabetes Care is a 12-week program to help people with A1C levels greater than 8 gain control of their diabetes.
Through this program, you use innovative software to track your health.
This program is for you if you have:
Your doctor will discuss the program with you, including the Tidepool software that you need to download data.
Using the tools of telemedicine, you can take part online from the comfort of your home via your smartphone or computer.
During this 12-week program, you will have weekly virtual video visits with our diabetes team to review your:
The software shows you results from your:
You can also track meals, exercise, and daily events and see tips on how to improve your health.
You'll have your first virtual visit with a diabetes educator to explain the goals of the program.
This will last around 30 to 60 minutes.
Ask your diabetes provider or educator if the Virtual Diabetes Care program is right for you.
Since online counseling and consults with UPMC diabetes staff are virtual office visits, most health plans cover them.
If you have questions about coverage, call our office at 717-221-6271 or your health plan.
You will receive ongoing diabetes care and support from UPMC:
Our doctors and staff include:
To learn more about our program, call 717-221-6271.