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Johnson County
11811 S. Sunset Drive
Suite 1500
Olathe, KS 66061

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday,
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

(913) 715-7000
(913) 715-7005 fax

Map to our office

K-State Research and Extension is committed to making its services, activities and programs accessible to all participants. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Johnson County Extension at (913)715-7000. Notify staff of accommodation needs as early as possible.

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Dining with Diabetes

Dining with Diabetes

Do you want to learn more about managing or preventing type 2 diabetes? Do you need tips on making simple and lasting changes to live a healthier lifestyle? Contact us to see how we can help!

Our Dining with Diabetes program is designed for participants at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, diagnosed prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, or caretakers and support persons for individuals with type 2 diabetes.

Topics covered include:

  • Planning healthy meals and snacks
  • Modifying recipes
  • Understanding the nutrition label
  • Practicing portion control
  • Increasing physical activity
  • Developing SMART goals

We offer in-person or online programming led by our Registered Dietitian.

In-person classes meet for 2 hours once a week for four weeks with a three-month follow-up class. In-person classes include diabetes education, food demonstration and tastings, fun low-impact activity, and simple tips to move towards a healthier lifestyle. 

Stay tuned for upcoming classes. For more information, please call (913) 715-7000 or email food.help@jocogov.org

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Disclaimer: This course is not intended to provide individual prescriptions for diabetic meal planning or medication and it is not intended to replace comprehensive diabetes care by qualified health care professionals.