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Understanding and preventing Type 2 diabetes

November 12, 2019
Diabetes is a serious disease: It is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States and can lead to many life-threatening health complications.  …

Your Open Enrollment checklist

UCI Patient with Doctor
October 8, 2019
Your UC benefits are valuable, and some require you to actively opt-in each year. Check out this simple checklist to get your ducks in a …

Dual coverage: Is it for you?

September 11, 2019
My partner — who has always needed coverage under my UC medical benefits — now has the option to enroll in employer health insurance, too. Will our …

Consider the advantages of telemental health

May 21, 2019
Mental Health Month, observed every May, is a good opportunity to remind the UC community that all of UC’s medical plans include benefits for mental …

Check out photos from UC Walks!

UC Walks UC San Diego
May 14, 2019
Beginning April 24, with events continuing through June, members of the UC community are gathering at campuses across the system to celebrate wellness in the …

Celebrate the 10th annual UC Walks!

April 10, 2019
Beginning Wednesday, April 24 and extending through June, campuses and health systems across the system will mark the 10th annual UC Walks with events that …

Time for a check-up!

February 14, 2019
When was your last wellness check-up? If you can’t remember, it’s probably been too long. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend regular checks to help …

Stigma-Free UC presents: Anxiety — From Boredom to Burnout

February 4, 2019
For many of us, stress and anxiety are part of life – understandable responses to life’s many challenges. When we begin to feel overwhelmed, we …

Tips to help you survive cold and flu season

January 24, 2019
The holidays are over, and it’s back to all your usual responsibilities — until you and your family are hit by the onslaught of cold …

Stigma-Free UC: Finding Your Words

January 8, 2019
Having a discussion on depression can be challenging – knowing when and how to approach this topic can be a struggle. Kaiser Permanente’s Find Your Words initiative …