Program Overview

Program Phases

Measuring Waist

KicStart™ VLCD

Portion Control


Type 2 Diabetes

The Type 2 Diabetes Healthy Weight for Life Program is a specialised step by step chronic disease management program designed to maximise your overall health, vitality and quality of life by helping you Eat Better, Move Better and most importantly Be Better.

The ultimate aim of good diabetes management is to normalise your blood glucose levels to help avoid serious medical complications. Healthy eating, weight loss for those that are overweight, physical activity as well as education, structure and  support are paramount to this management.

The program is free only for eligible members of HCF and Teachers Health Fund††.


HCF health insurance


Teachers Healt Fund

†† Additional eligibility criteria apply for Teachers Health Fund and UniHealth Insurance members. All applications need to be processed and approved by Teachers Healthcare Services. To find out more - call Teachers Healthcare Services on 1300 728 578.


The Type 2 Diabetes Healthy Weight For Life™ Program is designed to help with weight loss, energy balance and practical behaviour modifications. The program is delivered by Prima Health Solutions Pty Ltd on behalf of HCF and the Teachers Health Fund††. There is no need to attend meetings or clinics, all the program components are delivered directly to you.

All the elements of the program are carefully co-ordinated to help you learn and maintain important new habits for life.

The step by step program consists of 3 structured phases, run over 18 weeks. Each 6 week phase includes:

  • Portion control eating plan (including KicStart VLCD meal replacements)
  • Activity plan
  • Education and coaching modules
  • Personalised online progress and satisfaction tracking (phone and mail alternatives also available)
  • Personal motivation, support and advice via phone, SMS, email, message board and mail.


The program is available free to members of HCF and Teachers Health Fund†† members aged 18+ who meet the criteria below.

Other health fund specific criteria may apply.



Option 1

Click on the Enrol to Participate button and follow the prompts. You will be emailed a form that you should print and take along to your GP for discussion.


Option 2

Call the Healthy Weight For Life Team on 1800 226 180 (free call) and we will send you a complete reply paid registration pack.


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Additional Help, Information, Support

For additional help, information or support please don't hesitate to contact the Healthy Weight For Life team at any time on

Phone: 1800 226 180 (free call)

Complaints or Concerns

The Type 2 Diabetes Healthy Weight For Life program is run by Prima Health Solutions Pty Ltd (Prima) for and on behalf of participating health insurance funds.

If you have a complaint or concern about any aspect of the Program please don't hesitate to contact Luke Lawler, Prima CEO and Scientific Director directly, on

Phone: 1800 226 180 (free call)
Mobile: 0418 280 344

About Prima Health Solutions

PRIMA is a quality certified health care organisation (AS/NZS ISO 9001:2015) that is dedicated to the research, development and remote delivery of specialised obesity related chronic disease management and prevention products and programs.

The PRIMA products and services include KicStart™ VLCD, the Osteoarthritis Healthy Weight for Life™ program, the Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Healthy Weight for Life™ programs.