We’ve all been in the position where we need to drop a few pounds, but managing weight as a diabetic is one of the keys to maintaining control over your life. This goes hand-in-hand with maintaining a healthy diet and meal planning, but sometimes we need to focus in on that diet specifically geared at weight loss. We’ve put together a short list of resources that will help you on your journey. Some of these resources are free, and a couple you’ll have to shell out some cash. Everything is beneficial, but just remember that sometimes you do get what you pay for.
Diabetes and Weight Loss (WebMD) – This article by WebMD does a great job of highlighting the need to manage your diabetes weight loss program along with all the other factors a diabetic needs to manage. They walk you through some of the common challenges of a diabetes weight loss plan, and the things you should be watching for as you go through the plan. They also discuss the importance of working a regular exercise regimen into your overall weight loss plan.
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Jenny Craig – Ok, so almost everyone has heard of Jenny Craig, but given the trend in diabetes throughout the nation, a lot of companies have specific diabetes weight loss plans built into their list of products. This is just one good paid option for you to consider if you want help on your weight loss journey.
Nutrisystem D – Yet another well known weight loss company, but again, one who has gone through the trouble of tayloring a product for diabetic weight loss. Sometimes it pays to go with a company that has put some time and effort into your specific needs.