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A1c and Your Diabetes: Are You Seeing the Big Picture?

Uncontrolled diabetes often doesn’t have symptoms, so the only sure way to know if your diabetes is in check is to measure the amount of sugar in your...

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Beyond Insulin: Diabetes Meds and What They Do

Sorry to say, there is no single magic pill that can treat diabetes. However, there are many different types of drugs that can work with the other parts...

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Stay or Go? Here’s How to Know

The recent quarantines may have you wondering if you should put off preventive screenings and other tests you may be due for now.

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SCAN in the Community

SCAN began in 1977 as a local collaboration among senior service organizations. While today we serve more than 200,000 health plan members, we also support...

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Taking a Survey Can Be Good for Your Health

SCAN member Rose M. received a letter from The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Medicare) letting her know she’d been chosen to fill out a survey...

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Community Spotlight: First Responders Get Senior Savvy

Talk about feeling their age! Last November, Long Beach firefighters experienced for themselves some of the physical and emotional losses many seniors...

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Ask Member Services

I have a follow-up appointment with a specialist to review test results. I speak some English, but it would be much easier to talk about this in my native...

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Avoid Pitfalls at the Pharmacy

You've brought your prescription to the pharmacy, but the pharmacist says it's not covered by your insurance. What should you do now?

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CEO Message: Let’s Keep It Going

Looking back on 2019, I can say that it was a very good year for SCAN and SCAN members.

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Guidelines for Care

SCAN and the doctors and other providers in our network are committed to making sure that you can receive timely and appropriate care for all your healthcare...