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Diabetes Prevention & Care Program

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The Be Well @ Shell Diabetes Prevention & Care Program is a disease management program designed to help eligible Shell participants get the care and support they need when they are diagnosed with either prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes. This voluntary, confidential program is provided at no additional cost to participants and is administered by Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. The Program offers two distinct tracks: "Diabetes Prevention" for individuals diagnosed with prediabetes (a recent fasting glucose level of 100-124 and/or HbA1c result of 5.7-6.4); and "Diabetes Care" designed for individuals diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes (a recent fasting glucose level of greater than 125+ and/or HbA1c of 6.5 or greater).

What Is Included in the Program?

As a Be Well @ Shell Diabetes Prevention & Care Program participant, you will receive the following benefits at no cost to you:​

  • Visits with your Kelsey-Seybold Physician;
  • Consultations with Registered Dietitians and/or Certified Diabetes Educators;
  • Labs for blood glucose monitoring;
  • Diabetes medications and testing supplies as prescribed;
  • Consultations with a Kelsey Pharmacist;
  • Access to in-person Weight Watchers® meetings when weight loss is recommended.

 

Please note: Waived copays under the Be Well @ Shell Diabetes Prevention & Care Program do not accumulate to your medical plan annual out-of-pocket maximum limit.

Who Is Eligible to Enroll?

The Program is available to individuals diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes and who reside in the Greater Houston area and are enrolled in HSM, BW@S Kelsey-Seybold Health Plan, or Cigna HMO medical plan options.1 Eligible Program participants include:

  • Active Shell employees and their adult dependents (spouse/domestic partner and adult children age 18+);
  • Non-Medicare eligible retirees and their non-Medicare eligible adult dependents (spouse/domestic partner and adult children age 18+); and
  • Former employees and their adult dependents (spouse/domestic partner and adult children age 18+) enrolled in COBRA continuation coverage.

 

1Employees and their spouses/domestic partners & adult dependents 18+ enrolled in the Global Expatriate Medical Scheme (GEMS) are not eligible to participate in the Program.

Who Is t​he Kelsey-Seybold Diabetes Support Team?

Your year-long participation in the Be Well @ Shell Diabetes Prevention & Care Program includes a Kelsey-Seybold Diabetes Support Team to help you every step of the way:

  • A Nurse Program Coordinator (NPC) providing concierge-level assistance with appointment scheduling, reminders, and education;
  • Kelsey-Seybold Physician (Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, or Endocrinology);
  • Kelsey Pharmacists;
  • Registered Dietitians (RDs)
  • Certified Diabetes Educators (CDEs); and
  • Weight Watchers® membership if weight loss is recommended.

 

How Do I Enroll?

To enroll by telephone, call 713-442-SHLL (7455)​, Option 3. Your call will be answered by a Be Well @ Shell Diabetes ​Prevention & Care Program Concierge, who will schedule your initial phone orientation with the Nurse Program Coordinator (NPC).

You can also complete and submit a form here. You will be contacted by the Concierge wi​thin one business day to schedule your initial phone orientation with the NPC.​

Learn More

View the page-turning Participant Guide below to learn more.​


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