Diabetes Program Overview


Healthy Weight For Life™ Type 2 Diabetes Program is the remotely delivered program provided at no cost to eligible members of participating Australian health funds. 

Targetting modifiable risk factors

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

weight loss of  5 - 7.5%

A weight reduction of 5-7.5% for people carrying extra weight, irrespective of their starting weight, can have a dramatic impact on day-to-day living and reduce overall diabetes risk.

(The complete HWFL healthy Portion Planning and Education Pack provided at no cost.)

getting active

Gentle activity such as walking, cycling, swimming, etc can improve fitness, physical functioning, reduces pain and assists with weight loss and general well-being.

Easy to manage step-by-step program

The structured remotely delivered program consists of 3 phases, run over 18 weeks with each step carefully designed to make it as easy as possible for you to achieve your goals. All in the comfort of your own home.

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Phase 1: Motivate
Weeks 1 - 6


Phase 2: Consolidate
Weeks 7 - 12


Phase 3: Maintain
Weeks 13 - 18 and beyond


Care Support Team - your partner

The HWFL Care Support Team is a specialised multidisciplinary team of pharmacists, dietitians, occupational therapists, nurses, program navigators and logistics experts who all work together to ensure you are supported and feel confident as you progress through the 18 weeks of the program and beyond.

The team provide 2 way support and personalised advice via phone, SMS, email, private online message board and post.

All the products and support you need are included. At no cost to you.

Your personal Phase 1, 2 and 3 program kits are packed in our warehouse and delivered directly to your home (or post office box).

HWFL portion planning - view

KicStart VLCD - view

Member stories - view 

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

Am I eligible - view

Participating health funds - view

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