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8 reasons to join the Defeat Diabetes Program

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Take a look at the most recent results from our 2023 member survey to see just how much impact Defeat Diabetes is making!

So, you’ve been deliberating about joining the Defeat Diabetes Low Carb Program. You might be aiming to shed some extra kilos, hoping to send your pre or type 2 diabetes into remission, or just plain curious about the health benefits of low carb.

Based on scientific evidence, the Defeat Diabetes team of doctors and dietitians have created a program that’s helped thousands of poople to completely transformed their lives, with members experiencing:

  • 92% lost weight (on average 6 kgs!)
  • 2 in 3 members reported a return to non-diabetes blood glucose levels 
  • Reduced medication or coming off medication altogether (reported by 41% of members)

If that doesn’t compel you to sign up, here are eight compelling reasons why you need Defeat Diabetes in your life.

1. We simplify your mealtimes.

We reckon the key to sending type 2 diabetes into remission is to get Australia cooking again. When you cook, you cut out the processed carbs and crap and get excited about eating whole real foods once more. So we create simple, tasty, nutrient-dense meals that the entire family will enjoy, to keep you feeling fuller for longer.

We don’t use loads of ingredients, with a million steps to follow that require every pot and pan in the kitchen. Instead, we aim to prepare and cook meals in under thirty minutes, using seasonal, inexpensive ingredients. So rest assured, our meals are quick, easy and affordable (just as cooking should be)!

2. We’ve simplified the science.

There’s lots of conflicting information out there when it comes to our health. That’s why our team of trusted doctors and dietitians have sifted the fact from fiction so you can easily understand the evidence supporting the Defeat Diabetes approach.
Our app-based program is more than just a collection of recipes; we provide the tools, education, support and inspiration to radically transform your health.

The Defeat Diabetes program includes doctor and dietitian-led lessons, masterclasses, videos, and articles to help you navigate the latest nutrional science. .

3. A low carb diet is a proven way to achieve type 2 diabetes remission.

There are two accepted methods of putting type 2 diabetes into remission when it comes to what we eat: a low carb diet or a low calorie diet. Both involve carbohydrate restriction, either as a goal (low carb) or by reducing our energy intake by minimising calories (low calorie).

Recent research into low carb has found that low carb is as effective, or better than, other dietary approaches for type 2 diabetes management and can achieve remission for some people. In addition, the evidence the scientists reviewed didn’t support concerns that low carb increases the risk of heart disease and nutrient deficiencies or was more challenging to stick to than other diets.

4. You’ll likely lose weight (without even trying).

Low carb, healthy fat diets are well known for helping to lose weight. This is due to being less hungry as we eat more healthy fats (therefore also eating less) and burn more energy even without exercise.

These metabolic advantages are why dozens of studies have found low carb diets are better for weight loss when compared to low fat diets.

In our 2023 member survey, 92% of Defeat Diabetes members reported an average of 6 kilograms weight loss! On top of that, 82% who tracked waist measurement reported a decrease in waist size, losing an average of six centimetres or more (that’s a whole clothing size!)

5. It costs less than $2.50 a week – and you can try the program for FREE (no strings attached).

We wish we could provide this program free of charge, but the truth is, the program is privately funded— no government or industry support. Similar programs overseas cost twice as much (UK) and up to six times as much (USA), but we’re desperate to keep costs low to make the program accessible to those who need it the most.

You can’t put a price on your health, but if you were to, $2.50 a week is not much to pay to gain hundreds of dollars of benefits such as reduced medications and doctor visits, not to mention the long-term reductions in health costs associated with type 2 diabetes.

Best of all, you can try the Defeat Diabetes Program for FREE. Want to break up with us? No worries. Just cancel before your free trial period expires. You’ve got nothing to lose.

6. Our members rave about the Defeat Diabetes Program (and have achieved incredible health transformations).

In a recent member survey, two-thirds of Defeat Diabetes members returned their blood glucose levels to the non-diabetes range.  66% reported lowering their HbA1c to under 6.5%, 1 in 4 reduced their waistline by 10 cm, and more than half of respondents declared the program had improved their happiness and energy levels.

Michael is a former division 1 soccer player who was devastated when diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. However, after just 8 months on the Defeat Diabetes Program, he’s lost 17kg, increased his energy levels, and put his type 2 diabetes into remission.

Tina is a nurse from South Australia with type 2 diabetes who says, “As a nurse, it’s been my job for so long to advise people on their health, so I thought I knew how to manage mine. I researched everything about type 2 diabetes and consulted all the right medical professionals. But nothing was working. I’ve lost 13kg in just five months and seen my HbA1c go from 8.4 to 5.7. But the best thing is that I have my hope back. Defeat Diabetes has completely changed my life… I am living proof it works!”

7. We look to robust, gold-standard science to back our low carb, healthy fat approach to managing pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes.

Defeat Diabetes is grounded in the latest science. We’re not a fad celebrity-led diet. Instead, we’re a sustainable lifestyle approach that is proven to work.

The evidence is clear: for those living with pre- or type 2 diabetes, a low carbohydrate diet can significantly increase your chances of reducing medication and help put your type 2 diabetes into remission.

Depending on your metabolic health, achieving remission may take time (or may not be possible for everyone). However, that’s not to say you won’t benefit. Our members reckon their feelings of health and well-being improved on the program, and 41% have reduced or stopped diabetes management medications – this includes metformin and exenatide after starting our program.

8. A community of support with exclusive member events just for you!

Our exclusive Facebook Member Community is your connection to our experts and fellow Defeat Diabetes members. Here, you’ll also benefit from exclusive access to members-only events with industry-leading experts such as Dr James Muecke, eye surgeon and Australian of the Year 2020 and Ray Kelly, host of SBS’s Australia’s Health Revolution.

Our closed community is a space to share your successes and stay motivated with the support of people just like you!

Convinced a low carb diet and weight loss plan might be the way to go?

There’s no doubt about it, if you’re living with pre or type 2 diabetes, you’ll benefit from a low carb diet. We can’t wait to welcome you!

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