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Dining With Diabetes

 Program Contacts


Sara Sawer, Extension Agent/DWD Lead Trainer, Sedgwick County, sarasawer@ksu.edu      316-660-0100



Gayle Price, M.S., RDN., LD., Extension Specialist, Program Director, Southeast Center, gprice@ksu.edu                620-820-6123

Dining with Diabetes Email Challenge                November 1st  - 29th, 2021

You are invited to participate in an e-mail challenge. This four week program will encourage individuals to improve their diabetes self-care behaviors.  Participants will explore multiple topics such as what is diabetes, how to build a support system, and healthy eating. Individuals with Type 2 diabetes, prediabetes or caregivers are encouraged to join.  

Join this free challenge today!

Register by October 27th at: https://bit.ly/DWDChallenge

 Email Challenge Registration                                                                                                                        

What is Dining with Diabetes?

Dining with Diabetes is a K-State Research and Extension health and wellness program that consist of a series of four classes that includes learning, demonstrations, physical activity and tasting healthy foods. The program's focus is to help individuals learn strategies to lessen the health risks of diabetes.

Program Objectives

  • Increase knowledge about healthy foods
  • Present healthy versions of familiar foods and taste testing of recipes
  • Demonstrate new cooking techniques
  • Provide basic information regarding diabetes and nutrition
  • Provide opportunities for sharing and learning from one another and from diabetes health professionals

Program Description

Dining with Diabetes is a national extension program provided to Kansans by K-State Research and Extension Family and Consumer Sciences professionals and community health partners. The program is a series of four 2-hour classes that are held once a week. Classes consist of a presentation on diabetes self-care or healthful food choices; a five to ten minute low-impact physical activity; presentations on tasty, healthy familiar foods, sampling foods, and demonstrations of cooking techniques using artificial sweeteners, reduced-fat foods, herbs, and spices. 

Who can participate?

The program is designed for people with diabetes and their family members, caregivers, and support persons.

Dining with Diabetes Online

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Dining with Diabetes Online Course Registration 

Introductory Video