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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.

Please follow the link below to take the course.

New participants will need to create an account in the Ohio State CFAES Canvas system. It's free and just requires an email to activate. Follow these directions to register and access the course materials:

  1. Enter your email address in the sign up form and choose 'I am a new user'.
  2. Enter your name, agree to the Acceptable Use Policy, and click 'Enroll in Course'.
  3. Click 'Go to course' to be taken to the course homepage.
  4. You will receive a confirmation email. Click the 'Click here to finish the registration process' link in that email to finish Ohio State CFAES Canvas account setup.

Existing students can follow the link and will have direct access to the course.

For questions or more information, contact Dan Remley at

Course instructors for Dining with Diabetes: Beyond the Kitchen are Cheryl Barber-Spires, Jami Dellifield, Marie Economos, Chris Kendle, Jenny Lobb, Dan Remley, Shannon Smith and Susan Zies.

Download a PDF flier