Weight Loss is Key for
Preventing Type 2 Diabetes
Positive lifestyle changes, such as losing weight and being more physically active, not only lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, but also improve your overall well-being and the well-being of your family.*** Numerous expert panels recommend lifestyle changes as a key strategy for weight loss, and highlight that group support and trained Leaders are critical keys to success.‡ Weight Watchers has been tested in those with prediabetes and the results show significant weight loss and improvements in blood sugar control in 6 months, and most importantly, sustained those improvements over 12 months.†
The benefits of Weight Watchers
You'll make healthier food choices and discover fun ways to move more each day to help you lose weight.
Real-world weight-loss strategies from a trained Leader and members just like you.
- You can start the program at any time.
- The DPP curriculum is incorporated in the standard Weight Watchers program, which is repeated frequently through the year.
- There numerous times and locations so you can find the meeting that fits your life.
* The Weight Watchers program and guidance is not intended as a substitute for medical diagnosis or treatment; you should always consult your physician or health care provider about any health care issues.
** Weight Watchers has received pending recognition from the CDC as a provider of diabetes prevention services as of August 2015.
***CDC Website. “About Prediabetes & Type 2 Diabetes.”
† Marrero et al. Comparison of commercial and self-initiated weight loss programs in people with prediabetes: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Public Health 2016;106(5):949-956.
‡ Jensen MD et al. 2013 AHA/ACC/TOS Guidelines for the Management of Overweight and Obesity In Adults: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/The American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines and The Obesity Society. Circulation 2013.