“One night, while watching TV, my vision was extremely blurry. The TV was only 10 feet away, but I couldn’t see it. I checked my Livongo blood meter, and my blood sugar was so high, I didn’t know what to do.”
Beneficiary Neil Alper began seeing MLBF’s health and wellness coach Kristin in late 2018 for help managing his diabetes. Kristin suggested seeing an endocrinologist, which he put off until his diabetes became too serious to manage by himself. But it wasn’t until a health scare that he took the coaching seriously.
“I remember being so thick-headed, thinking I don’t have the time. Well, I made the time. I got more out of talking to Kristin than a nutritionist. I was able to explain the type of person I am to Kristin, and she was able to understand and work with me.”
Health Coach Kristin Woodruff is a great resource, from supporting members in managing certain health conditions to maintaining a healthy diet.
“Sometimes, you have to put your foot forward to take care of yourself. If you have these benefits and don’t use them, it’s a missed opportunity.”