Teaching cooking skills to people with diabetes improves their quality of life and diabetes self-management

The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center

Oct 17, 2022

Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine partnered with the nonprofit Local Matters to offer the “Cooking Matters for Diabetes” intervention to 48 adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. The six-week classes included weekly food supplies for participants.


“This study showed that Cooking Matters for Diabetes may be an effective method of improving diet-related self-care and health-related quality of life, especially among those living with food insecurity,” said co-author Amaris Williams, a postdoctoral scholar in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Ohio State.


Read the full article from The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center here.