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Sedgwick County

Sedgwick County
7001 W. 21st Street N.
Wichita, KS  67205
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Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday


Dining with Diabetes

 Diabetes Meter and Fruit

Read about how you can manage you diabetes conveniently and effectively with our online, evidence-based classes.

Our registered dietitian will lead discussions on:

  • Planning healthy meals and snacks
  • Healthy food preparation
  • Label reading
  • Portion control
  • Carbohydrate counting
  • Physical activity

Classes are offered in-person or online weekly for four weeks, with a three-month follow-up class.

Each class offers:

  • Food demonstrations and tastings
  • Simple tips to begin making healthy lifestyle changes
  • Motivation and support

Online classes are self-paced and include healthy food demos, short readings, recipes, and handouts. Participants will have access to a new module every week and the ability to participate in chats with other participants in the class and the instructor through discussion boards. 

Who is this for?

  • Anyone with Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes
  • Anyone at risk for developing diabetes 
  • Anyone who is a caretaker or loved-one for someone with Type 2 diabetes
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about managing and preventing Type 2 diabetes

For more information, please call (316) 660-0100. 

Diabetes and Healthy Eating Publications

Living with diabetes can sometimes be overwhelming. This section focuses on practical information about diabetes, prediabetes and healthy nutrition with diabetes. 

Diabetes and Healthy Eating Publications


Additional Resources and Recipes

Did you know 88 millon Americns have prediabetes? But guess what? Nearly 85% of them don't know they have it. The test you or a loved one needs is right here. And all it takes is 60 seconds of your time.

Prevention: Choose more than 50 ways to prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Prediabetes: Are you one of the millons?

HealthyNutrition: Count on Nutritious Carbohydrates  

Healthy Choices When Eating Out 

Module 5: Dining Out with Diabetes


Contact Information

Have Questions? Contact:

Sedgwick County Extension    Dining with Diabetes                7001 W. 21st St. N.                    Wichita, KS  67205                    Fax: (316) 660-0166

Sara Sawer, MPH, RD, LD Nutrition, Health and Wellness Agent
(316) 660-0118

Jennifer Exline
FCS Office Professional          (316) 660-0143                        exline@ksu.edu