Introducing JUMPSTART low carb lifestyle tools and resources for patients

A suite of print and digital tools to get your patient started on their low carb journey. Developed by MCT2D for our members.
This video walks through the key features of the JUMPSTART online learning portal.
Introducing JUMPSTART, a one-stop interactive learning portal for patients who are low carb curious or who are seeking a starting point for diabetes-friendly nutritional information. This site was designed by MCT2D clinicians, content experts, designers, and vetted by our Patient Advisory Board as a way to connect the role that food plays in one's health and wellbeing and to set individuals on a healthy path. We recommend sharing with all of your patients who might benefit.
An example of an interactive feature on JUMPSTART, where a user can walk through the four-step process of building a low carb plate, with recommended proteins, non starchy vegetables, and fats to choose from.
JUMPSTART has plain-language, interactive tools to help your patients understand how nutrients and diet impact their diabetes health, as well as how to get started with a lower carb lifestyle with goal setting, tracking, and meal building. The site includes downloadable grocery lists and recipesThis video will walk you through the main features of the site. Visit

Jumpstart Downloadable Materials


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