*Premier Health is located at 38 King Street, Hamilton
**Individual Health Plan members who have the Essential plan are not eligible for this benefit.
What services are covered by this benefit?
Within the first month, individuals will receive customised advice on how to minimize their sugar and refined carbohydrate intake.
Having completed the LMC, patients will be enrolled into groups to consolidate lifestyle changes, review goals and seek additional support.
A 6-week Lifestyle Management Course (LMC) facilitated by staff with expertise in nutrition, behavior change and psychology.
A diabetes specialist will review your progress in diet, physical activity, reduction in body weight and blood glucose levels.
Services not covered include:
Lab tests (covered in Diagnostic Services benefit), food or food/vitamin supplements, educational materials, use of exercise equipment, individual exercise sessions or gym memberships, diagnostic or follow up testing not deemed to be medically necessary, including genomics; experimental or investigational treatments for weight reduction. This includes, but is not limited to, acupuncture or laser therapy for weight loss, body plethysmography, dual-energy x-ray body composition, gastric electrical stimulation, HCG or vitamin injections for weight loss, indirect calorimetry, whole body calorimetry and whole body bioimpedence analysis.
Please note that this list is not exhaustive. Please contact our Customer Service Center at 298-0888 if you have additional questions about services covered by this benefit.