The Dining with Diabetes program is a positive and proactive approach in reducing the effects of diabetes. The Dining with Diabetes curriculum reflects current advances in diabetes nutrition education and the benefits of physical activity in today’s busy lifestyle. Sessions provide encouragement for selfmanagement and self-efficacy skills. Recipes utilized throughout the program emphasize how to prepare meals that are healthy and use less fat, sodium and sugar without cutting taste. Physical activity information for adults with type 2 diabetes shows how important it can be for people with a chronic disease to be active.