Medifast Plus For Diabetics

Medifast Plus for Diabetics is a specially designed for people with diabetes. It can help Type II diabetes control blood sugar and lose unwanted pounds. However, we recommend that Type I diabetics use Medifast products as an occasional meal replacement only. The Plus program consists of 5 Medifast supplements suitable for diabetics and 1 evening meal. It contains fewer than 6 grams of sugar and 9 total carbohydrates per serving, and have been certified by the Glycemic Research Institute to make the claim "Low Glycemic" and carry the Glycemic Research Institute's seal of approval.

Medifast Plus For Diabetics

In a clinical study, The Johns Hopkins University has conducted several studies on Medifast, with one concluding that Medifast is more effective at controlling diabetes than an American Diabetes Association recommended program. The study found that approximately 40 percent of the Medifast participants lost 5 percent or more of their initial weight, compared with 12 percent of those on the standard ADA diet.

Additionally, 24 percent of Medifast users decreased or eliminated their diabetes medication, compared to none on the standard ADA diet. Participants in the Medifast group achieved significantly lower levels of fasting glucose, insulin , A1c , lipids, and blood pressure after losing weight. Other improvements in health included :

  • 19% decrease in insulin
  • 12% decrease in fasting triglycerides
  • 10% decrease in blood glucose
  • 27% increase in quality of life
  • 9% increase in HDL
  • 7.5% decrease in body fat
  • 8% decrease in blood pressure

It Is Noting That,

you must consult your physician prior to starting any weight loss program, including Medifast.

How Do I Use Medifast Diabetics Plus For Weight Loss?

Diabetes should consult a doctor before you start using the Medifast to discuss blood sugar monitoring, potassium monitoring, your diabetes pills, calorie levels, because Medifast is a low calorie, low glycemic program. While on the Medifast, you need to monitor your blood sugar readings once or twice a day as well as stay in close contact with your physician, some diabetics may need to reduce even discontinu the use of diabetes medications. If your insulin dose is less than 30 units a day, Medifast recommends you discontinue it entirely when you begin the plan. If you are on more than 30 units a day, you can usually decrease your dose by half, then reduce it further as your blood-sugar level drops.

Meal plan options of Medifast of diabetes, including weight loss or maintenance plan.

Less Than 100 Pounds To Lose

Medifast proposed a scheme or 4 & 2 plan. The plan to provide 1,100-1,300 calories, including 4 prepackaged Medifast meals, 2 homemade Lean & Green meals.

More Than 100 Pounds To Lose

Medifast proposed 5 & 2 plan, 1,400-1,600 calories, slow, steady weight loss rate.

Maintain Your Weight

you can increase 2-3 Medifast meals to your daily meal plan.