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Designed to put type 2 diabetes into remission, we provide a roadmap to recovery for those diagnosed with pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes and other metabolic illnesses.

Launched in 2021 by a team of leading Australian doctors and dietitians and backed by a panel of health professionals, the Defeat Diabetes Program is based on the latest nutritional and metabolic science. It focuses on a low carb lifestyle as the key to putting pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes into remission. Additional benefits include lower blood glucose levels, less dependence on medication and improved cholesterol levels.

The Program provides practical, step-by-step guidance and the necessary tools to radically improve the health of Australians. Delivered via an app, membership includes access to:

- 13 evidence-based lessons created by a team of medical professionals.
- 100+ hours of educational video, with fresh videos added weekly.
- Video masterclasses that dive deeper into key topics.
- 55+ easy and delicious healthy recipes with more recipes added weekly.
- Pre-designed and custom meal plans.
- Shopping list generator.
- Cooking demonstrations videos with former MasterChef Matt Hopcraft.
- A rich library of resources designed to support the Defeat Diabetes community and answer common questions.
- A closed Defeat Diabetes Facebook community group to share support, advice and inspiration.


Dr. Peter Brukner OAM – Previously the Chief Medical Officer for the Australian Cricket Team, Liverpool FC, Melbourne and Collingwood AFL clubs, the Socceroos and the National Olympic Athletics Team, Dr. Brukner founded Defeat Diabetes as a result of his personal experience putting his pre-diabetes into remission through a low carb lifestyle. He is the Chairman and founder of charity SugarbyHalf and is a Professor of Sports Medicine at La Trobe University.

Dr. Paul Mason - A Sports Medicine and Exercise Physician, Paul also holds degrees in Physiotherapy and Occupational Health, and is internationally recognised in the field of low carb nutrition. His approach has been successfully utilised to manage chronic illness with a diverse range of patients, including elite athletes.

Nicole Moore, Mast. Nutrition APD - Nicole provides low carb nutritional dietetic services to people across Australia. For more than 20 years Nicole has taught people how to reverse diabetes.

Dr. James Muecke - Australian of the Year 2020, Dr. Muecke is an eye surgeon who has devoted much of his career to preventing blindness caused by diabetes.

Matt Hopcraft - An Associate Professor, Matt is a dental public health expert, a former MasterChef contestant and CEO of the Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch.

Consult with a physician before making significant changes to your diet or nutrition routine, especially if you have pre-existing health conditions. Nothing contained within the Defeat Diabetes application should be considered medical advice or diagnosis. Your use of the app and program is entirely at your own risk.

By purchasing a membership, you accept the following:
Defeat Diabetes Privacy Policy - https://www.defeatdiabetes.com.au/privacy-policy/
Defeat Diabetes Terms and Conditions - https://www.defeatdiabetes.com.au/terms-and-conditions/

What’s New

Version 1.0.5

- Bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

3.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Olwen Higgins ,

Really easy to use app with a couple of bugs

I have found the app really easy to use and navigate and there is a lot helpful dieting tips and Information to help you make smart choices with your food. Currently, my only issue with the app is I cannot hear any audio with any of the informational videos at the moment. So I can only read the articles that are available (not all ‘master classes’ are accompanied by a transcript.

Developer Response ,

Hi Olwen, thanks so much for reporting this issue. If you 'unmute' your device it should resolve the problem. We have developed a solution which will allow video to play with volume regardless of whether your device is muted or not, which we hope Apple will approve in the next day or so. If you continue to experience volume issues please contact us at Support@DefeatDiabetes.com.au so we can help resolve. Many thanks for your patience with our brand new app, The Defeat Diabetes Team

MCSpiess ,

Brilliant program

Love the food and the recipes are delicious. The lessons modules provide life changing knowledge. It is wonderful being off Metformin and blood sugars now staying stable. HbA1c 5.7 After an initial big drop I stalled for three weeks hitting a plateau. There was no chance I was quitting the health benefits alone are worth it, so nice to finally be free of joint pain, to have a clear head and not be hungry all the time. Having the support and knowledge to take control of my own health has helped me get better health care which has resulted in a kick start to my weigh loss again. 8 weeks in with a 3 week stall and 7kgs down can’t argue with that.

mary collings ,

Defeat Diabetes

Thé Defeat Diabetes app is fit for purpose, it does what it is designed to do.
When using the app you are sharing with and learning from others who have had similar experiences
The app is also more or less interactive insomuch as you can ask a question and have it answered by an expert.
You also feel that someone is working away in the background to make things better for you ie new recipes, tips on new products etc
What’s not to like

App Privacy

The developer, Defeat Diabetes Proprietary Limited, indicated that the app's privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

Data Used to Track You

The following data may be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

  • Identifiers

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Search History
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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