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What: Excelling in Diabetes Education and Care A Lone Star Tradition

Program goals:

To explore the evolving role of the diabetes educator in today's health care environment.

To integrate emerging strategies of clinical care and management into practice settings.

To enhance understanding of techniques available for optimal delivery of diabetes education.

To promote research and technological advances in diabetes education and self-management activities.

Where: Austin, Texas

When: Friday and Saturday

Hotel Information:

Hilton Austin Airport

9515 Hotel Drive

Austin, TX 78719

Phone: 512-385-6767


Special Room Rate $115.00 (one king or two double beds)  LIMITED ROOMS AT THIS RATE

***4/1/2013 5 more rooms available at this rate - when these rooms are gone, the rate will go up to $129.00!***


Registration Costs:


Conference Registration Fee:

AADE Members               $75.00

NonAADE Members         $150.00


- select About Us

- select My AADE Network

- go to bottom of page and select as a member or My AADE Network public pages

- select TX Network

- click on offering to begin registration

If you cancel your reservation prior to April 8, 2013, you will receive a refund less $25 processing fee.  Reservations cancelled later than April 8, 2013 will not receive a refund.

Location Details:

Hilton Austin Airport

9515 Hotel Drive

Austin, TX 78719

Speaker Information:

The Expanding Role of the Diabetes Educator

Barbara Walz, RN, BSN, CDE


The ABC's of CBT: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Ginny Ives, RD, LD, CDE, LPC


Bariatric Surgery and Its Role in the Treatment of Diabetes

Nancy G Marquez, MD, FACS and Jerry Elizondo, RD, LD


Emerging and Future Advances in Diabetes Management

Tom Blevins, MD, FACE, ECNU


Update on Gestational Diabetes

Kim Dickson, RD, LD, CDE


Making Learning Active:  Transformative Tools for Diabetes Educators

Barb Schreiner, PhD, RN, CDE, BC-ADM, CPLP


Exploring the Pharmacotherapeutic Options for Treating Diabetes

Curtis Triplett, Pharm D


The Ethical and Practical Issues Regarding Technology, Social Media, and Diabetes Self Care

Steve Ponder, MD, FAAP, CDE


Motivational Interviewing: A Guide to Working with Ambivalence About Change

Santhi Pariasamy, PhD


Managing Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

Janet L. Blodgett, MD