If I have diabetes, can I still lose weight with the Nutrisystem program?
Yes. We know that people with diabetes have specific needs, which is why we created Nutrisystem® D®, our plan specifically designed for people with type 2 diabetes. This way to lose weight is also appropriate for people who are overweight and have type 1 diabetes, or who have pre-diabetes. The diabetes diet plan incorporates the Glycemic Index along with appropriate carbohydrate intake and portion control to help you lose weight so you can lower your blood sugar and manage your diabetes.
We recommend that you consult your physician before starting any weight loss or exercise program, especially if you are taking any diabetes medications, as your dosages may need to be adjusted as early as your first day on the program. Our diabetes plan is not a cure, prevention or treatment for diabetes, and is not a substitute for diabetes medications. Losing weight helps you to lower your blood sugar so you can manage your type 2 diabetes.
If you have diabetes and are wondering how to lose weight with diabetes, please contact our Nutrition and Dietary Services department at 1-888-849-4686. One of our team members can help decide which diabetes weight loss plan will work best for you.
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