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“Dining with Diabetes” Classes Offered in Wood County

BOWLING GREEN, OH, January 3 – The Wood County Extension Office will be conducting its first “Dining with Diabetes” series for 2018 during February.

 

Dining with Diabetes is a cooking school and nutrition education program designed for people with diabetes and their family members or caregivers. In a series of four classes, participants learn how to incorporate good, healthy cooking techniques and other practices into their own kitchens to help manage their blood glucose.

 

The program includes sampling healthy foods and discussion with a dietitian or certified diabetes educator, plus a follow-up “reunion” class held at a later date. The program is sponsored by Ohio State University Extension Family and Consumer Sciences.

 

At Dining with Diabetes, you will: 

  • Watch live cooking demos
  • Sample delicious food
  • Gain new insights on healthy eating
  • Learn new skills to manage your diabetes

 

Who would most benefit this program?
Anyone with concerns about diabetes or interested in controlling blood sugar, as well as a family member, friend, caregiver, or other support person.

 

Is there a fee?

There is no cost to attend the classes for Wood County residents, however seating is limited and on a first-come basis.

 

How do I register?

Participants must pre-register by calling the Wood County Extension office at 419-354-9050. Classes will be held on Thursdays, February 1, 8, 15 and 22, from 5 to 7p.m. in the Wood County Extension office, 639 S. Dunbridge Rd., Suite 1, Bowling Green, OH 43402. Visit our website, fcs.osu.edu/programs/nutrition/dining-diabetes to find out more…

 

For questions or assistance, contact Susan Zies at zies.1@osu.edu or Shannon Smith at smith.11604@osu.edu.

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