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Dining with Diabetes Down East

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A Program for People with Diabetes and Their Families

This 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 preparing-food-3-250x168weeks. 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:

Class Information:

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

Time:         3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

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

Register on-line ⇒ click here

or E-mail Sue Baez or call 667-8212 or  1-800-287-1479 (Maine only) by Friday, June 1st.

Class size is limited to 20. Those who call after 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.