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We encourage you to look around, join in statewide discussions,
read our latest
news, check out our calendar, view our document library & connect with your Local Networking Group (LNG)
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August 17-20, 2018
Baltimore, MD

Michigan Meet and Greet Reception!
Thursday, August 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Heavy Hors D'Oeuvres & Cocktails
Hilton Baltimore Lobby Bar - 401 W. Pratt St.
(connected to the Baltimore Convention Center)

Please RSVP to Jennifer O'Donnell: 313.570.2410 (text or phone) or jodonnell@myhlms.com
Stop by after the AADE Networking Reception, taking place in the same hotel.
Flyer available to download: AADE18 Michigan Reception Flyer

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2018 Michigan Fall Conference:
"Diabetes in Michigan - Pure Priorities"

Saturday, September 22, 2018
7:00 am - 4:30 pm

(6.5 contact hours of continuing education credit)

Doubletree Hotel, Bay City, MI

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2018 Michigan Fall Conference Brochure

Note: A reduced MI AADE group rate of $75.00 per night is available. 
Please call the hotel direct at 989-891-6000 and refer to the group name of
“American Association of Diabetes Educators” to receive the discounted rate. 
The release date for the guestroom block is August 31st

For more information and to register, please use the following links:

Event Details   /   Agenda   /   Registration

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Preconference Dinner: 
Friday, September 21

Presentation by Krista Kriegel, MS, RD, CDE:

t:slim X2 Basal IQ Technology:
Improving usability, patient experience and clinical outcomes

5:00 pm-6:00 pm meet/greet

6:00 pm Dinner Presentation

Supported by Tandem

RSVP: lweller@tandemdiabetes.com or 517-743-1363

(no CEU for this evening program)

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MICHIGAN CB Leadership

2018 Executive Committee


Elaine Lober, BSN, RN, CDE


Open position

Past Chair

Ginger Ramsay, MSN, RN, CDE

Financial Co-Leaders

Ann O'Neill, MPH, RD, CDE

Heather Comartin, BScN, RN, CDE


Sharon Donnenwerth, MS, RD, CDE


2018 Committee Chairpersons

State Legislative/
Advocacy Leader

Betty Krauss, RDN, CDE

Marketing/Website/ My AADE Network/Technology

Sarah Terranova,  MS, RD, CDE

Membership Leader

Ginger Ramsay, MSN, RN, CDE


Sarah Vander Hart, MS, RD, CDE

Professional Development

Elizabeth Ratti, PharmD, BCPS

2018 Local Networking Group Leaders

Upper Peninsula LNG Leader

Tonya LaFave, RD

Tip of the Mitt LNG Leader

open position

West Central LNG Leader

Jennifer Krzyszkiewicz, RD, CNSC, CDE

Thumb & East Central LNG Leader

Vanessa Randall, BSN, RN, CDE

South Western Capital Area LNG Leader

Wendy Gregor, MA, RD, CDE

South Eastern LNG Leader

Lori Eno, MS, RD, CDE

  The 2018 Michigan CB Leader list

is available by clicking on Leadership Document  

If you have any comments or questions for future topics and/or speakers, or would like more information, please contact any board member listed above.

Michigan Blog

Michigan AADE Blog Revival

Michigan AADE Blog Revival

While it has been quite some time that a blog has been published, however, that does not mean that there has not been tireless work behind the scenes on behalf of the Coordinating Body. In 2018 you can expect more frequent posts about a variety of topics. What would be prudent to cover first is a

Cultivating ground for change: How to develop sustainable partnerships with your patients

Cultivating ground for change: How to develop sustainable partnerships with your patients

“The serious and chronic nature of diabetes, the complexity of its management, and the multiple daily self-care decisions that diabetes requires mean that being adherent to a predetermined care program is generally not adequate over the course of a person’s life with diabetes.” 1

Educating Providers on Diabetes Management

Educating Providers on Diabetes Management

How ready are we, as diabetes educators, to take on the job of educating uninformed providers who aren’t easy to work with?

I’m pretty sure every diabetes educator I’ve talked to, at some point in her career, has had to deal with this type of provider.

Local Networking Groups

Southeast Michigan LNG

Southeast Michigan LNG

Local networking opportunities, focusing on members from southeast Michigan.

LNG Calendar

Southwest & Capital LNG

Southwest & Capital LNG

Local networking opportunities, focusing on members from southwest Michigan.

LNG Calendar

Thumb and East Central Michigan LNG

Thumb and East Central Michigan LNG

Local networking opportunities, focusing on members from thumb and east central Michigan.

LNG Calendar

Tip of the Mitt LNG

Tip of the Mitt LNG

Local networking opportunities, focusing on members from the tip of the mitt.

LNG Calendar

Upper Peninsula LNG

Upper Peninsula LNG

Local networking opportunities, focusing on members from the upper peninsula.

LNG Calendar

West Central Michigan LNG

West Central Michigan LNG

Local networking opportunities, focusing on members from west central Michigan.

LNG Calendar


Browse AADE Programs & Products

Browse AADE Programs and Products

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Calendar Items During:
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August 2018
Friday, August 17 - Monday, August 20, 2018
Baltimore, MD
September 2018
Thursday, September 13 - Thursday, September 13, 2018
Friday, September 21 - Friday, September 21, 2018
Double Tree by Hilton
Bay City, MI
Saturday, September 22 - Saturday, September 22, 2018
Double Tree by Hilton
One Wenonah Park Place,
Bay City, MI, 48708

November 2018
Thursday, November 1 - Friday, November 30, 2018
Thursday, November 8 - Thursday, November 8, 2018
December 2018
Thursday, December 13 - Thursday, December 13, 2018

Coordinating Body Links