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What is the Nutrisystem D program?

We know that people with diabetes have specific needs, which is why we created Nutrisystem® Diabetes plans, specifically designed for people with Type 2 diabetes. This approach to weight loss is also appropriate for people who are overweight and have Type 1 diabetes, or who have pre-diabetes.  Developed by a team of doctors and dietitians to provide the best balance of nutrients in optimal portion sizes, Nutrisystem® Diabetes plans provide a simple, effective weight loss solution for people living with diabetes. Nutrisystem® Diabetes plans can help people with type 2 diabetes lose weight to lower A1c levels.

The diabetes plan is designed to be a nutritionally balanced, lower-glycemic program to help people living with Type 2 diabetes lose weight to manage their blood sugar. This plan aligns with national dietary guidelines that encourage a healthy eating pattern; one that limits added sugars, saturated fat, and sodium, while including adequate fiber from slow digesting “smart” carbs, healthy fats and protein to help you feel fuller and more satisfied.

With your first order, you’ll receive printed materials explaining the fundamentals of the program, which you’re welcome to share with your doctor to make sure he or she is on board with you joining the program. 

 Losing weight helps you to lower your blood sugar so you can manage your Type 2 diabetes.  We understand that losing weight and managing your diabetes has both a physical and mental component. Connect with one of our weight loss coaches to answer any questions you may have, so you can feel confident that you’re tackling weight loss the safe way.


  • 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. 
  • Nutrisystem D is not a diet meal replacement plan; it is a comprehensive weight loss plan that consists of pre-packaged, portion controlled entrees delivered to your door; you add a selection of fresh grocery items in order to round out satisfying, nutritionally complete meals.   
  • Our diabetes plan is not a cure, prevention, or treatment for diabetes, and is not a substitute for diabetes medications.  

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