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Get started with the Low Carb Program

Your healthcare team will have given you a unique referral code that will give you free, unlimited access to the Low Carb Program.

Use your referral code to register with the program and get all the tools you need to achieve your health goals.

Showcase of the Low Carb Program web app, mobile app, watch app and Alexa app

Step-by-step instructions

Get started on the Low Carb Program in 3 easy steps on your computer, phone or tablet.

1
Download

Download the app or click here to sign up from your web browser

2
Register

Register by entering in your personal information and NHS referral code.

3
Start journey

Personalise your program and get started

Download on the App Store
Get it on Google Play

Join the Low Carb Program drop-in sessions

Drop in and join our Low Carb Program support sessions where you can ask questions about the app or signing up.

Morning session - Wednesdays

Daily drop-in

Time: Mon - Fri at 11:00am GMT

Availability: Open to everyone

What could I achieve on the Low Carb Program?

People who have completed the program show significant health improvements at 1-year.

Learn more about the Low Carb Program

Get the education, support and recipes you need to succeed

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The stories speak for themselves

From astounding weight loss to eliminating medications and achieving type 2 diabetes remission (reversal) - our members have done it all.

Maria
Achieved Type 2 Remission

"I'm in type 2 diabetes remission after 3 years. I lost 25kg and have never felt better!"

Maria

Member since 2017

Vivian, 72 years old
Achieved Type 2 Remission

"I'm in type 2 diabetes remission after [being diagnosed for] 5 years. I've come off all my diabetes medication!"

Vivian, 72 years old

Member since 2018

Dave
Achieved Prediabetes Remission

"I lost over 20kg and am in prediabetes remission"

Dave

Member since 2018

Suzanne
Lost 54kg (8.5 stone)

"I had gestational diabetes, and after pregnancy I lost 54kg"

Suzanne

Member since 2018

Alan
Stopped medicine

"Since joining I’ve completely come off my medicine and lost 5 stone"

Alan

Member since 2019

Yvonne
Lost 41kg (6st 7lbs)

"I'm the happiest I've been in years"

Yvonne

Member since 2018

John
Stopped medicine

"I've lost 12.7kg (2), my blood sugars are normal, my cholesterol has reduced and I've halved my statins. I've also come off medicine - I gave it back to the pharmacy!"

John

Member since 2018

Tom
Lost 20kg (3st 1lbs)

"My HbA1c has dropped from 102mmol/mol (11.5%) to a happy 39mmol/mol (5.7%)"

Tom

Member since 2017

Diane
Achieved Type 2 Remission

"I dropped 4 dress sizes with the Low Carb Program!"

Diane

Member since 2019

Liz
Achieved Type 2 Remission

"I'm a vegetarian and lost 13kg (2st) and am in Type 2 Diabetes Remission"

Liz

Member since 2019

Chrissy
Lost 25kg (4st)

"My start weight was 16st 8 lbs and now I weigh 12st 9 lbs. I’ve had to buy a new wardrobe!"

Chrissy

Member since 2019

Paul
Lost 16kg (2st 8lbs)

"People are commenting on how well I look; my clothes are looking better but mostly the fact that my HbA1c is lower than it has ever been in the last 8 years – this has been the most motivating factor!"

Paul

Member since 2020

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Frequently asked questions

Here's the most common questions people have about the Low Carb Program

What is the Low Carb Program?

Low Carb Program is a multi-award-winning, evidence-based structured education and behaviour change platform to help you sustainably reduce the amount of processed foods, added sugar and carbohydrates in your diet. The focus is on real food.

You’ll get a 16-week education program tailored to your goal, and personalised resources, support and coaching along the way. You have a peer support community of 439,208 members and Behaviour Change Coaches to keep you on your journey.

Low Carb Program is available on the web, iOS, Android, Apple and Android watch, and Amazon Alexa. Low Carb Program is an elected Fellow to the NHS National Innovation Accelerator, DigitalHealth London Accelerator and Royal College of GP’s Innovation Programme. Low Carb Program is a MHRA-regulated Class I Medical Device, with QISMET approval for all self-management program streams and NHS Apps Library approved.

How does it work?

Once you register, you can tailor your Low Carb Program experience so you receive goal-focused, structured education alongside useful resources and access to Behaviour Change Mentors.

Who made the Low Carb Program?

Once you register, you can tailor your Low Carb Program experience so you receive goal-focused, structured education alongside useful resources and access to Behaviour Change Mentors.

What am I likely to achieve?

A lower-carbohydrate lifestyle has been demonstrated to improve blood glucose control, blood pressure, lipid profiles, facilitate sustainable weight loss and achieve type 2 diabetes remission.

Peer-reviewed, published outcomes published in 2018 demonstrate that people with type 2 diabetes who complete the Low Carb Program lose an average of 7% of their body weight and reduce HbA1c by 13mmol/mol at 1-year.

In addition, 40% of participants eliminate at least one diabetes medication from their treatment and 1 in 4 people is in type 2 diabetes remission.

People with prediabetes who complete the Low Carb Program lose an average of 8kg at 1-year.

People with obesity lose an average of 4kg at 1-year.

Can I try the Low Carb Program for free?

Currently we don't offer a free trial. However, you can use our postcode checker to see if you may be eligible for access via the NHS.

Is the Low Carb Program right for me?

The Low Carb Program is intended for people with type 2 diabetes, prediabetes and obesity. It is not intended for people with Type 1 Diabetes.

I'm an NHS patient with type 2 diabetes, how can I get free access?

If you are an NHS patient in the United Kingdom, please speak to your healthcare professional about commissioning the Low Carb Program.

I'm a healthcare professional, how do I commission the program?

To learn more about commissioning the Low Carb Program and how it can improve the health of your patients, please visit this page.

Is corporate access for employer organisations available?

The Low Carb Program is provided to employer organisations to improve the health and wellness of entire workforces. Speak to us about your requirements by contacting us here.

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