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For anyone with diabetes, choosing the “right” diet plan that will help you lose weight and avoid life-threatening complications is a big decision.

Nutrisystem:  

Pros:

  • Sign up for a specific diabetes-friendly plan

  • With more than 145 meals and snacks, it’s easy to find diabetes-friendly food 

  • Dietitians and diabetes consultants available

Cons:

  • Meals come frozen

  • Can’t get same- or next-day delivery

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Jenny Craig

Pros:

  • A specific plan for type 2 diabetes 

  • Weekly, personal consultations can help you track your diet and your diabetes

  • Jenny Craig customers were able to reduce or eliminate the use of insulin, according to company trials 

Cons:

  • Can be expensive if you’re on the plan for an extended period of time 

Healthy Diet

South Beach Diet

Pros:

  • Special diabetes-friendly plan available 

  • Tons of high protein, low carb/sugar meals available

  • Responsive customer service if you have any questions about meals

Cons:

  • Have to pay for membership in addition to meals

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Mayo Clinic Diet

Pros:

  • Personalized diet profile helps you keep a diabetic diet

  • Diet steers clear of refined sugars, white flour, and sweets in general  

  • Includes exercise and fitness plan

Cons:

  • Doesn’t exclude foods that are specifically bad for diabetics