Stay well – get your screenings

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas wants you to stay healthy and involved in your health care. Talk with your doctor today about scheduling your annual wellness visit, which is an opportunity for you to discuss your health care directly with your doctor and review other screenings and exams that you may be due to receive.

Stay safe beneath the steaming summer sun

Summer fun in the sun is a yearly ritual few resist. more »

Water, shade, air conditioning: Avoid heat-related illnesses while still enjoying summer

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says older people suffer from heat stress more than younger adults. more »

Diabetes: If you can’t prevent it, you may be able to delay it

When we eat, food is turned into glucose, a sugar that the body uses for energy. more »

Keep close eye on diabetes before it blinds you

It’s vital to get vision tests at least yearly if you have diabetes, even if you have no symptoms. more »

Take a quick test to gauge your risk for developing diabetes

Prediabetes is a condition in which blood sugar levels exceed normal levels but aren’t yet high enough for a diabetes diagnosis. more »

Ways to stick to medication routine

Whatever the cause of missed medications, you are putting your health at risk. more »

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