Diabetes continues to grow. It is a serious, expensive, and common disease in the U.S. and around the world.
Learning that you have diabetes can be overwhelming at first. There are many new things to learn and it can be difficult to know where to start.
The online program and links which are listed can help persons managing diabetes with:
- Understanding how to manage diabetes
- Planning healthy meals
- Healthy food preparation
- Physical activity
Dining with Diabetes
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.