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