Lifestyle diseases are preventable illnesses linked to a person’s habits. They include serious conditions such as:
- Heart disease
- Type 2 diabetes
- High blood pressure
- Many cancers
Practice these habits to help you enjoy a healthy life:
- Eat a healthy diet: Put colorful fruits and veggies on the menu. Nutritional counseling is part of every Premera health plan. For information, call the customer service number on the back of your card.
- Stay active: Choose an activity you enjoy and you’ll be more likely to stick with it.
- Get enough sleep: Over time, good sleep can benefit your weight, heart, and mood. It may even help you live longer.
Premera has Personal Health Support clinicians who can help you get on track. For information, call 888-742-1479, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Sign in at premera.com for additional health information, support, and educational resources.
Tip: Another important habit of healthy living is to see your doctor annually. A preventive visit is included in your Premera health plan.