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Diabetes Support Through Texting

If you’re an adult living with diabetes, Gateway HealthSM wants you to have the best tools and resources available to help you manage your condition.

We welcome you to participate in a 6-month text messaging program called care4life.  This program will help you learn about diabetes and form healthy habits. 

If you have any questions, please call the number on your Gateway HealthSM card.

What will I be able to do by text?

  • Get personalized diabetes education
  • Set and track blood glucose, weight and exercise goals
  • Set reminders to take medication, log blood glucose and make appointments

How can I sign up?

There are 2 ways:

  1. Go to and click the “Sign Up Now” button.  The bottom of the form asks for an activation code. Simply enter: gateway.
  2. Text the word JOIN to the number 300400.  You will need to reply to the welcome message with the sign-up code: gateway. And then reply to the next text with your first name.

How many text messages will I receive?

  • Messages are sent according to your preferences which can be 1-5 messages per day.

What is the cost of the program?

  • If you don’t have an unlimited texting plan, standard text message and data rates apply according the plan with your wireless carrier.  There is no additional cost.

Can I stop getting text messages?

  • Yes!  At any time you are able to stop receiving text messages.  Just text STOP to 300400.

Is your information safe?

  • Yes, care4life is private and secure.  Information collected during registration is used for the sole purpose of enrolling and tailoring care4life messages.  Information is not shared with any 3rd parties.  This program will never ask you for financial or personally identifying information through your cell phone.