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Your Story: Diabetes management program helps Dawn write a new verse

Dawn has found comfort in music all her life. When deciding on her career path, her love of performing and sharing music with others struck a chord. “I didn’t think I was going to be a teacher,” Dawn recalls, “but I found I was really excited to do it. I found a passion in leading

By |2023-08-21T14:30:10-05:00August 28th, 2023|Categories: Topics, Your Story|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Your Story: Diabetes management program helps Dawn write a new verse

Your Story: Innovative program helps Angel manage diabetes and stay true to her roots

Angel’s Type 2 Diabetes diagnosis in 2010 came as something of a surprise. A family history of the disease, combined with the onset of some troubling symptoms, prompted a doctor’s visit and revealed elevated blood sugar levels.  For 10 years, Angel struggled to manage the condition and its effects.  In 2020, Angel started on Virta,

By |2023-07-11T13:41:57-05:00July 10th, 2023|Categories: Topics, Your Story|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Your Story: Innovative program helps Angel manage diabetes and stay true to her roots

Virta helps BCBSNE employee manage Type 2 diabetes

Angel Pacana was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes a decade ago. “It was kind of devastating to find out,” she said. “At the time I was diagnosed, I thought, ‘oh, I’m not diabetic,’ but I had been feeling bad for a while.” Now, Pacana, who is a customer service supervisor at Blue Cross and Blue

By |2020-05-29T15:26:27-05:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Virta helps BCBSNE employee manage Type 2 diabetes