Event Details

This event finished on 02 May 2024

    Following a careful meal plan is the first step in managing diabetes and keeping blood sugars in a therapeutic range. This is also the hardest step in diabetes management.  Dining with Diabetes helps by teaching persons with diabetes ways to reduce sugar, salt, and fat in foods, without giving up good taste.

    What is Dining with Diabetes?

    The program is designed for people with diabetes and their family members. The five-class series includes diabetes education, cooking demonstrations, and tasting of healthy foods. After each lesson, participants will take home recipes and knowledge about how to manage diabetes in their daily lives.

    Class Demonstrations:
    Class 1 – Mealtime for Individuals with Diabetes
    Class 2 – Desserts
    Class 3 – Main Dishes
    Class 4 – Side Dishes
    Class 5 – Seasonal Reunion: August 1, 2024, 11am-1pm

    Who can participate?

    People with diabetes and their family members, caregivers, and support persons can enroll in Dining with Diabetes.  But anyone, with or without diabetes, can attend. This program is designed to complement, not replace, diabetes management classes.

    Persons with basic nutrition education for diabetes will benefit most. Dining with Diabetes is designed to complement, not replace, diabetes management classes.

    The cost of the 5 sessions is $50.00

    Who are the instructors?

    Classes are taught by University of Delaware Cooperative Extension staff.


    Kent County Extension Office, Paradee Center
    69 Transportation Circle
    Dover, DE 19901

    QUESTIONS:  Call (302) 730-4000

    Register with this form.