‘Dining with Diabetes’ cooking school and nutrition education offered

(Submitted by OSU Extension Office in Wood County)

The OSU Extension Office in Wood County will be offering a Dining with Diabetes program.

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, cooking demonstrations will help you learn healthy techniques to use in your own kitchen. 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.

Anyone with concerns about diabetes or interested in controlling blood sugar is encouraged to participate and bring a family member, friend, caregiver, or other support person.

At Dining with Diabetes, you will:

  • Watch live cooking demonstrations
  • Sample delicious food prepared for you
  • Gain new insights on healthy eating
  • Learn new skills to manage your diabetes

Sign up for Dining with Diabetes and learn how to incorporate good, healthy cooking techniques and other practices to help control your blood sugar.

The classes are held on Thursdays from 5 to 7 p.m., on Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22.

They will be held at the Wood County OSU Extension Office, 639 S. Dunbridge Road, Bowling Green.

The instructors will be Susan Zies, M.Ed., Ohio State University Extension Educator Family and Consumer Sciences, and Shannon Smith, R.D., L.D., MFN, Program Coordinator.

There is no cost to attend the program.

Call 419-354-9050 to register. The registration deadline is Jan. 29. Seating is limited.