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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences



Dining with Diabetes: Beyond the Kitchen is a FREE online course created by OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences. This online course goes “beyond the kitchen” to discuss making healthy choices when eating at restaurants, grocery shopping or planning weekly meals.

The course includes:

  • Videos

  • Interactive presentations

  • Fact sheets and resources

  • Short surveys to test knowledge

  • An open forum to share ideas, questions and tips with other course participants

  • The ability to speak with Ohio State Extension professionals

  • Access to websites and apps that help manage diabetes

Dining with Diabetes: Beyond the Kitchen is self-paced and participants can enter and leave whenever they want. Everyone who completes the course is automatically entered in a quarterly drawing for a $100 gift card.

Sign-up is easy and free. Visit and click “buy now.” The course will be added to your cart and you can check out at no cost. After completing the transaction, you will be required to create an account with to take advantage of all of the materials.

Course instructors for Dining with Diabetes: Beyond the Kitchen are:
Cheryl Barber-Spires, Barb Hennard, Shawa Hite, Dan Remley and Susan Zies.

For questions or more information, contact Victoria Birk or 330-264-8722