Diabetes Australia and Defeat Diabetes partnership

Diabetes Australia is proud to be a partner of Defeat Diabetes, in reducing the impact of type 2 diabetes.

Manage type 2 diabetes with food.

Learn how low carb eating can help manage type 2 diabetes.

Our Type 2 diabetes and Low Carb guide features helpful info on the benefits of reducing carbs, the different types of carbs, the important differences between low carb and low GI and what a typical day looks like when you eat low carb (hint: it's pretty darn delicious!)

Download our FREE ebook to learn how easy low carb eating really is.

Diabetes Australia and Defeat Diabetes low carb ebook

The Defeat Diabetes Low Carb Program is a step-by-step, online program created by doctors and dietitians to help you:

Manage blood glucose levels, lower HbA1c and improve your long-term outcomes.

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Curious about low carb?

The Defeat Diabetes Low Carb Program can help you better manage blood glucose levels and reduce medications through our doctor-led online program.

Defeat Diabetes Low Carb Program member Rachel success story

"I love the food and the way it makes me feel."

"After just three months on the program, I've reversed my pre-diabetes, reached my goal weight, my inflammation has settled down, and my skin, hair and mood are much better."

RACHAEL H  //  DD member

Rachael's favourite Defeat Diabetes recipe? "Ultimate Lasagne"

What is low carb eating?

Low carb isn't a diet. Our program will help you discover that it's an enjoyable, sustainable way of eating. And you'll never miss out!


Defeat Diabetes low carb program PROTEIN
  • Protein keeps you full and reduces cravings.
  • Defeat Diabetes will help you plan your plate, and prioritise meat, poultry, fish or eggs for every meal.


Defeat Diabetes low carb program healthy fats
  • We'll explain why you can safely enjoy fats like butter and full-fat dairy.
  • Fats stabilise your hunger and energy levels.


Defeat Diabetes Low Carb Program
  • Eat the foods you love! We'll give you tips and tricks to find low carb swaps, like zoodles!
  • Our meal plans ensure you stick to under 50 grams of carbs daily.


Defeat Diabetes Low Carb Program
  • Defeat Diabetes isn't a diet; it's a way of life. Treats included!
  • Our program will show you how you can enjoy skin on chicken and cream in your coffee!
Defeat Diabetes Low Carb Program member success story Lynn

I used to be a plain cook when dieting; I wasn’t inventive.

“Defeat Diabetes has given me a whole new set of options for what to cook. I just love knowing I’m eating beautiful meals that aren’t harming me."

LYNN J  //  DD member

Lynn's favourite Defeat Diabetes recipe? "Pork Schnitty and Buttery Cabbage"

Benefits beyond the scales

Our program helps you manage blood glucose levels, but what else? Our members see a whole range of other health benefits.

Justine Cain, Group CEO Diabetes Australia
Justine Cain

Group CEO, Diabetes Australia

"The Australian National Diabetes Strategy 2021-30 has highlighted the need to consider offering more intensive dietary interventions including low carbohydrate diets to people living with type 2 diabetes aiming for remission.

Defeat Diabetes is a low carb program that offers comprehensive support, education and information. 

"We are committed to advancing this agenda and championing choice."

The Defeat Diabetes Low Carb Program

The Defeat Diabetes Low Carb Program is a step-by-step online guide to help you better manage your blood glucose levels and work towards achieving type 2 diabetes into remission.

What you get when you join:

  • A new meal plan each week featuring delicious recipes developed by dietitians and nutritionists
  • Access to our 13 lessons, where you'll learn how to easily modify your diet to achieve better blood glucose management
  • Monthly online group nutrition sessions and webinars with leading global health experts 
  • Support from our expert healthcare team, as well as online via our private Facebook group
  • Your relationship with food will change, and you'll fall in love with eating again!
The Defeat Diabetes Program on desktop computer, iPad, tablet and mobile

The Defeat Diabetes Low Carb Program is available on your computer or smartphone.

BONUS! We'll send a copy of our Low Carb Breads eBook when you select a 12-month membership

Ready to reclaim your health by eating delicious food?

Defeat Diabetes Low Carb Program member success story Robert

"Now, for $2 a week, I have the support I need."

"I achieved remission for $2 a week. It's as cheap as chips!"

ROBERT S  //  DD member

Robert's favourite Defeat Diabetes recipe? "I love bread, and the Three Seed Bread is a great alternative."


Join today and we'll send a FREE copy of our Low Carb Breads eBook.

With five of our most popular low carb baking recipes that prove you don't have to sacrifice the things you love when you go low carb, this handy, printable PDF guide also includes:

  • Member-favourite bread recipes (sweet and savoury!)
  • Introduction to low carb flours: what to use and why
  • Tips for cooking with low carb flours
Diabetes Australia and Defeat Diabetes Low Carb Breads ebook

What is your health worth?

Both membership tiers of the Defeat Diabetes Low Carb Program start with a FREE 14-day trial. Cancel any time during the trial period, and you won't be charged.

3 months


  • Just $19.67 per month
  • 14 days free trial then billed quarterly at $59
  • 13 self-guided online lessons, complete at your own pace
  • Video masterclasses with doctors and dietitians
  • Monthly webinars with leading health experts from around the globe
  • Online Nutrition Clinic with our expert dietitian, answering your questions
  • Personalised profile, including health tracking and progress check-ins
  • Online low carb recipe library of 400+ recipes
  • New weekly meal plans sent directly to your email inbox
  • Library of 300+ articles



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Dr Peter Brukner Defeat Diabetes founder
Dr Peter Brukner

Defeat Diabetes Founder and Sports Medicine Clinician and Researcher

"We’re delighted to partner with Diabetes Australia and reach more people who might benefit from a low carb approach to type 2 diabetes management and remission.

"Defeat Diabetes gives Australians an alternative opportunity to improve blood glucose levels."

Diabetes Australia is a partner of Defeat Diabetes in reducing the impact of type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Australia does not promote or encourage any single diet or eating plan and there is no one-size-fits-all approach to living well with diabetes. People with diabetes should make their own, informed choices about their diabetes management (including eating plans) in consultation with their diabetes healthcare team.