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The WeightWatchers guide to diabetes

If you're one of 1.8 million Australians or 250,000 New Zealanders living with diabetes, the WeightWatchers program offers a tailored food plan for people living with diabetes. We’ve broken down the science into what you need (and want) to know! Learn more about one of the world's most common chronic conditions to make your life less complicated.

WW diabetes experts

Our team of WeightWatchers experts ensure our content and program is up-to-date, accurate and helpful for those with diabetes.

Heather Zeitz, R.D.
VP of Digital Healthcare
Registered dietitian

Angela Goscilo, M.S., R.D.
Senior Manager of Nutrition
Registered dietitian

Barbra Sassower, RDN
Certified Diabetes Educator
Registered dietitian nutritionist and certified diabetes education specialist

Michelle Cardel, Ph.D., R.D.
Senior Director of Global Clinical Research and Nutrition
Registered dietitian

Heather Zeitz, R.D.
VP of Digital Healthcare
Registered dietitian

Angela Goscilo, M.S., R.D.
Senior Manager of Nutrition
Registered dietitian

Barbra Sassower, RDN
Certified Diabetes Educator
Registered dietitian nutritionist and certified diabetes education specialist

Michelle Cardel, Ph.D., R.D.
Senior Director of Global Clinical Research and Nutrition
Registered dietitian

How to lose weight and lower blood sugar†

You can’t talk about diabetes without talking about weight. Science shows that even modest weight loss (losing 5% of your body weight) can help ease insulin resistance. That’s why we created the Diabetes-Tailored Plan, a weight-loss program that takes your diabetes into account.

Personalised program

Take a quick assessment for a tailored plan that's designed by nutrition and behavioral scientists, and proven to help lower weight and blood sugar.†

Simple tracking

Keep tabs on your progress by tracking meals, exercise, and weight in the WW app.

Ongoing support

Attend in-person or virtual Workshops, and connect with a Coach or other members through our in-app diabetes group on Connect called ‘Living with Diabetes’.

† Based on a six-month multicenter trial. Apolzan JW, et al. A Scalable, Virtual Weight Management Program Tailored for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: Effects on Glycemic Control. Presented at American Diabetes Association’s 82nd Scientific Sessions. 2022.

Diabetes-friendly recipes

Wondering what you'll eat on the WW program with diabetes? Thanks to guidance from Diabetes Australia and our WW recipe developers and nutritionists, you can eat what you love and reach your weight loss goals.

WW members with diabetes

WW’s Diabetes-Tailored Plan can help you lose weight and keep it off. Since stats and studies tell only part of the story, hear from our members who share their experiences on the WW program with diabetes.

Belinda lost 45 kg*


“I am no longer on medication for diabetes”


After losing 45kg over 2 years, Belinda was able to reduce her health medications for high blood pressure and diabetes.

*People following the WW program can expect to lose up to 1kg per week. Featured members lost weight on a prior program and are continuing on the current WW program.

Rodney lost 16 kg*

Rodney lost 16 kilos

Rodney managed his diabetes and no longer needs his diabetes medication


After losing 16kg in 23 weeks, Rodney not only feels 100% fitter, he’s been able to get his diabetes under better control than ever.

*People following the WW program can expect to lose up to 1kg per week. Featured members lost weight on a prior program and are continuing on the current WW program.
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