Presbyterian Health Plan | Summer 2019 | Your Story 11 Stay healthy this fall! Some things you can do to stay healthy are get your flu shot, wash your hands, and get a wellness check. Connect with your Healthcare Team for a wellness check so you can talk about healthy habits or any health concerns. Presbyterian has resources to help keep you healthy. Take control today—use tools or resources to: ● ● Ask questions about your health. ● ● Learn about preventive care. ● ● Connect with your Healthcare Team. ● ● Improve your quality of life. Everyday tools you can use Sleep problems? Depression? Diabetes? Your Health Education Tool has great health-related information. ● ● Log in to myPRES at . ● ● Click on Wellness and select Health Education Tools . { { Search for your health topic. { { Read, watch videos, or use a health calculator. PCP &Me The relationship with your Healthcare Team is key to keeping you healthy. ● ● Your Healthcare Team wants to keep you in good health. { { Share your health secrets with your provider. ■ ■ Tell them what hurts, burns, or feels different. ■ ■ Explain how the medication makes you feel. Ask for help when the information is too complicated. Taking control of your health Wellness monthly tips November is Diabetes Awareness Month Do you have diabetes? • A person with diabetes has too much sugar in their blood. • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates one in four people don’t know they have diabetes. • Talk with your Healthcare Team and get tested. Do you have prediabetes? • A person with prediabetes has more sugar in their blood. • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 90 percent of people with prediabetes don’t know they have it. • Talk with your Healthcare Team and get tested. December is Gratitude Month Gratitude is a feeling of gratefulness or appreciation. We all have things to be grateful for, but sometimes that’s easy to forget. Can you write down or think of one thing you are grateful for? • Gratitude can come for free through laughter, a smile, or a hug. • Other people can make you feel important, hold the door, or encourage you. • You make us grateful as both a Health Plan and community Member. The help you need Depression is a common mental health condition that can affect how you feel, think, and manage daily activities. On To Better Health is a tool you can use • A 24/7 online self-help tool proven to help you feel better • Go to