Dining with Diabetes
Dining with Diabetes
Dining with Diabetes

This program is for diabetics or those at risk for diabetes and their caregivers, but it is also helpful to anyone interested in diabetes or friends and family of a diabetic. You’ll learn how to lessen the health risks of diabetes. Four 2-hour lessons are taught weekly with an optional follow-up lesson. There is a class starting April 1, 8, 15, 22 with followup on June 17. If you would like more information on this class please call 765-474-0793. Class size is limited so please call today.

Topics covered

  • food choice
  • diet planning
  • healthy cooking
  • portion control
  • medical indicator awareness
  • healthy activity levels for those with diabetes

Participants watch food preparation presentations, taste test, and take home recipes.

Making a Difference

During 2014, the program was presented 52 times in 28 Indiana counties to 641 people.

Dining with Diabetes participants report

  • increased knowledge of nutrition and diabetes management
  • exercising more
  • eating more fruits and vegetables
  • increasing dairy intake
  • practicing healthful cooking and food preparation behaviors more often after the program compared with before the program

Dining with Diabetes Video

By Kathy Murray, Extension Educator - Health and Human Sciences
The Educational Store