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University of Illinois Extension serving DeWitt, Macon and Piatt Counties

Macon County
3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd.
Decatur, IL 62521
Phone: 217-877-6042
FAX: 217-877-4564
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

DeWitt County
8425 Katie Road
Clinton, IL 61727
Phone: 217-935-5764
FAX: 217-935-8932
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Piatt County
210 South Market Street
Monticello, IL 61856
Phone: 217-762-2191
FAX: 217-762-2703
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

News Release

October and November - Reduce Diabetes Risks with Wake Up Call Prediabetes Nutrition Workshop in Piatt County

Reduce Diabetes Risks with Wake Up Call Prediabetes Nutrition Workshop

More than 1 and 3 adults in Illinois have prediabetes, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. Higher than normal blood glucose levels raise your risk of heart disease and stroke as well as type 2 diabetes. This fall, learn how you can lower your diabetes risk in the free University of Illinois Extension class Wake Up Call – Eating to Avoid Diabetes.

In Wake Up Call, learn about small steps you can take, from losing a small amount of weight to choosing healthier foods, that can help prevent prediabetes from developing into diabetes.

• 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. October 3. Bement Public Library District Central Library, 349 S. Macon St., Bement. To sign up, contact Melinda at 217.678.7101 or by October 1.
• 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. October 25 at the Blue Ridge Township Library, 116 E. Oliver St., Mansfield. To sign up, contact Diane at 217.489.9033 or by October 22.
• 10 to 11 a.m. November 8 at the Livingston Center, 224 E. Livingston St., Monticello. To sign up, contact Mindy at 217.762.2583 or by November 6.

More information about Piatt County Extension or the Nutrition & Wellness program is available online at Find us on Facebook at UI Extension: Nutrition & Wellness: Dewitt, Macon, & Piatt Counties or on Twitter @uie_DMP.

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please call 217.762.2191.

Local Contact: Caitlin Mellendorf, Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness,