What is the Type 2 plan like?
Posted 03 June 2010 - 10:31 AM
Thanks in advance for the info!
Posted 23 September 2010 - 02:42 PM
Thanks in advance for the info!
My Center said they didn't have a Type II plan and that the regular plan is based on the food pyramid and exchange system and is the same as a diabetic diet plan. Always thought that was weird since they advertise a special plan. Why would they advertise this and then not have it???? I would also like to hear if others have been offered a diet specific for Diabetes. Thanks.
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Posted 01 August 2012 - 07:48 AM
Starting Weight: 187.6 lbs (Joined 12 week program)
Week 1: -2.0 lbs Week 11: -1.8 lbs (sick all week)
Week 2: -3.0 lbs Week 12: -0.4 lbs (ice cream!)
Week 3: -3.2 lbs Week 13: -1.2 lbs
Week 4: -2.2 lbs Week 20: 158.6 lbs (29 lbs lost! 33.6 to go!)
Week 5: -2.4 lbs Week 21:
Week 6: -1.0 lbs (after 4 days) Week 22:
Week 7: -3.0 lbs Week 23:
Week 8: -1.8 lbs (Upgraded to Premium program!) Week 24:
Week 9: -1.4 lbs (20 lbs total!) Week 25:
Week 10: -1.8 lbs Week 26:
Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:32 AM
Still don't know why JC acts like there is a special Type 2 program. With all this being said, I haven't found any other diet program that caters to loosing weight and supports a Type II friendly menu.
Posted 25 October 2013 - 02:57 PM
I had noticed that JC is heavy on pasta, bread, rice and potatoes, things that the nutritionist told me to avoid to bring my blood sugar down. She told me to track my carbs, which is easy if I log everything into my BodyMedia account daily. I found it was impossible to stay under 100 g carbs if I ate all Jenny meals. So I made a chart for myself of which meals had 30g carbs and below. I also found a website that rated the nutritional value of Jenny foods & I removed a few that had a rating of D or F. Only 19 meals remained on my list. Here it is:
Breakfast scramble, mixed berry bar, sunshine sandwich, ranchero breakfast, florentine breakfast pizza, Blueberry pancakes, breakfast stuffed sandwich, mesquite chicken, salisbury steak, mashed potato & beef, chicken pasta parm, homestyle chicken casserole, spaghetti & meatballs, chicken sandwich, chicken/corn chowder, beef chili w/ beans, turkey chili, chicken fettucini, tortellini soup. If there's any bread, potato, rice or pasta in the meal I just eat about 3/4 of that item. I throw the 1/4 away & don't even put it on my plate.
I also bought some Boost Glucose Control drinks that I occasionally substitute for breakfast or lunch. I limited fruit to 2 servings and eat a lot of veggies (except corn, of course). I've been back to Jenny 5 weeks now. The first 3 weeks I was just ordering what I liked and was losing only ounces per week. The last two weeks I have been ordering these and drinking the Boost occasionally. My first week only this plan I lost 4.5 lbs.
I don't expect to see this kind of loss every week, but it was very encouraging and I know I'm on the right track. I hope that see a nice drop in my health numbers when I go back in 5 months for a re-test.
Started JC Aug 27, 2011. Lost the first 10 lbs pre-Jenny. GW: 130 lbs by March 1, 2012. MM 4 wk avg daily Stats: 2200 burned / 1250 consumed / balance 950 deficit / activity: 1:38 / steps: 6538 / Sleep: 7.5 hr
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Back in the saddle again! Caught myself due to clothes being too tight. Thank goodness I got rid of the big clothes!
Started January 23, 2012 at 275 lb.
Posted 30 October 2013 - 06:57 PM
I learned several years ago that there is no one-size-fits-all where diabetes is concerned. Some diabetics take oral meds, some insulin, and some able to manage their diabetes with diet and exercise only. There are also differences in how we react to certain foods. The Jenny Craig plan is very well balanced and if you look at the labels you will see that the exchanges meet most meal planning guidelines. This being said, each person with diabetes on JC has to do some experimenting to see how they react to certain foods. We are not all the same. For instance, I have found that the cereals are no-no's for me. With the added milk, the carbs are much too high for me and my blood sugars soar. Some of the breads/sandwiches can have the same effect, but not always. Once I did some testing after eating different JC foods I was able to cross some off my list and only order those that won't make my sugars jump. You will probably need to do the same.
I think the way the program advertises JennyType2 is misleading and should probably be eliminated. We are not really getting any special education or advice from our JCC, in fact I have spent more time educating the consultants at my center. Just my opinion.
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