Lorem Ipsum; 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 to five 2-hour lessons are taught weekly with an optional follow-up lesson.

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 2016-17, the program was presented 33 times in 26 Indiana counties to 361 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