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[MAY 18, 2005]  If you have diabetes, planning meals and shopping for food can be a real challenge. Learn more about shopping for food, eating out and menu planning at the "Dining with Diabetes, Part 2" series sponsored by University of Illinois Extension, Logan County.

The three-part series of information meetings will be at the Logan County Extension office, 980 N. Postville Drive, on June 6, 13, and 27 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

This program will be of special interest to those who attended the first "Dining with Diabetes" program, as it features new and different topics, handouts and recipes.

Jananne Finck, nutrition and wellness educator from the University of Illinois Springfield Center, will teach the three classes. People attending will learn more about shopping for food, eating away from home and menu planning with diabetes. There will be some cooking demonstrations and tasting of different recipes and foods.

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The $15 registration fee includes class materials, recipe booklets and taste testing for the three sessions. Space is limited, and advance registration is required by May 31.

For more information or if you need reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact University of Illinois Extension, Logan County (217) 732-8289.

U of I Extension provides out-of-the-classroom educational opportunities that help you deal with critical issues affecting your daily lives.

[News release provided by the Logan County Unit, University of Illinois Extension]

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