TABLE 3.

Common Commercial Weight Loss Programs’ Weight Loss and Glycemic Outcomes In RCTs

Time PointMean Weight Loss at Time Point (kg)RCTs Conducted in Patients With Diabetes?A1C Change at Time Point (%)Patients Who Reduced Diabetes Medications at Time Point (%)
Weight Watchers12 Months–3.0 to – 9.1No
Jenny Craig12 Months–6.6 to –10.1Yes–0.3 to –0.730–39 (oral); 63–90 (insulin)
Nutrisystem6 Months–7.3 to –10.8Yes–0.728 (all medications)