Dining with Diabetes Down East

A Program for People with Diabetes and Their Families

preparing-food-3-250x168This program is free and open to anyone with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, and their family members and caregivers. Participants will meet once a week for four weeks. You will learn how to select and prepare foods that help to control blood sugar, cholesterol, and blood pressure. There will be an opportunity to taste a variety of main dishes, side dishes, and desserts.

Dining with Diabetes Down East makes diabetes meal planning easy by using the plate method. For more information on the plate method please visit our website.

Class Information

Dates: Thursdays, June 7, 14, 21, and 28.

Time: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Where: University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Hancock County,  63 Boggy Brook Rd., Ellsworth

Register online or E-mail Sue Baez or call 667.8212 or  1.800.287.1479 (in Maine) by Friday, June 1st.

Class size is limited to 20. Those who call after the program is full will be placed on a waiting list.

Food and supplies for this program provided with generous support from Hannaford Supermarkets.

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Sue Baez at 1.800.287.1479  to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least seven days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however, all requests will be considered.