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2018 WADE Annual Conference
April 27 & 28, 2018
Pre-Conference April 26, 2018
Kennewick, Washington     Three Rivers Convention Center

diabetes education

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Registration is Now Open for the 2018 WADE Annual Educational Conference

Sponsored by the Washington Association of Diabetes Educators (WADE) and the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)

The Relativity of Diabetes:  Forces That Shape Our Future

We are elementary particles in this cosmological and astrophysical realm. Let's meet, unify as an entity, share simultaneously in this cosmic force and the gravitational waves that inspire us as educators. This year's conference features expert speakers sharing the latest information in the rapidly changing field of diabetes care. 

Main Conference  Friday and Saturday, April 27 & 28, 2018 
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Pre-conference  Thursday Afternoon, April 26, 2018
"Social Media Strategies for Diabetes Educators"
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Location:  Three Rivers Convention Center,  Kennewick, WA

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Special hotel rates available at two hotels within walking distance of the convention center:

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 Session topics that are on the agenda include:

  • Cardiovascular outcomes and diabetes medication - choices in Type 2 DM
  • Insulin: Cost,savings cards, resources for patient cost, and how to write a prescription
  • Metabolic surgery as a treatment for Type 2 DM
  • Diabetes in pregnancy: Insulin pumps
  • Eating disorders and diabetes
  • Steroid use and diabetes: Inpatient and outpatient
  • Diabetes and Alzheimer's Disease: What is the connection
  • A guide to using U-500 insulin
  • Challenges in the care of the person with both diabetes and cancer
  • Exercise, hypertension and diabetes

Coordinating Body Team Members
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Leader
Deborah Belknap
Term ends: 12/31/2018

Past Leader
Heather Denis
Term ends: 12/31/2017

Secretary
Brenda Montgomery
Term ends: 12/31/2019

Treasurer
Kathy Early
Term ends: 12/31/2019

Member At Large
Susie Wang 
Term ends: 12/31/2018

Legislative Updates
Emiliah Sithole 
Term ends: 12/31/2018

Web Administration Heather Lien Term Ends 12/31/18

Public Relations
Lane Hobbs
Term ends: 12/31/2018

LNGs (Local networking opportunities, focusing on members in Washingtron State)

Greater Seattle LNG
 Brenda Montgomery
Term ends: 12/31/2018

Greater Spokane LNG
Laurie Payne 
Term ends: 12/31/2018

Southwest LNG
Chris Fisher
Term ends: 12/31/2018

Southeast LNG
Sue Clark
Term ends: 12/31/2019

 Member At Large

Dede Lavazzo

Term Ends: 12/31/2019

 Awards Chair

Ineke Ojanen

Term Ends: 12/31/2018

 Volunteer Liaison

Therese Alden

Term Ends: 12/31/2018

 

Washington Blog

Find out more about AADE’s State Licensure Initiative

Find out more about AADE’s State Licensure Initiative

Have you heard about AADE’s state licensure initiative? We recently had a breakthrough and Kentucky is now the first state to require licenses for diabetes educators. State licensure has many benefits for the future of the profession. Learn more about the initiative by reading our Frequently Asked Q

Audio files of the WADE 2010 Annual Conference

Audio files of the WADE 2010 Annual Conference

Did you Miss the 2010 Annual Conference? Or wished you could hear a presentation one more time? …. You can!
Audio files are ready for you to download from all the breakout sessions (presented on day 1). Presentations from Day 2 will be available to all soon. Just go to http://www.wadepage.org/node

 MY AADE NETWORK

MY AADE NETWORK

MY AADE NETWORK
A new model for enhancing the way we connect and affiliate with one another
On August 2nd My AADE Network will be launched. This feature will allow you to more fully engaged in topics that are meaningful to you. It will provide WADE members with an easy-to-access method of networking

Local Networking Groups

GREATER SEATTLE LNG

GREATER SEATTLE LNG

Local networking opportunities, focusing on members from Seattle & surrounding areas.

LNG Calendar

GREATER SPOKANE LNG

GREATER SPOKANE LNG

Local networking opportunities, focusing on members from Spokane & surrounding areas.

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Southeast Washington LNG

Southeast Washington LNG

Local networking opportunities, focusing on members from Southeast Washinton & surrounding areas.

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Southwest Washington LNG

Southwest Washington LNG

Local networking opportunities, focusing on members from Southwest Washinton & surrounding areas.

LNG Calendar

Walla Walla LNG

Walla Walla LNG

Local networking opportunities, focusing on members from Walla Walla & surrounding areas.

LNG Calendar

Washington Association of Diabetes Educators

Washington Association of Diabetes Educators

The Washington Association of Diabetes Educators (WADE) serves Washington State and surrounding areas.

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April 2018
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Thursday, April 26 - Thursday, April 26, 2018
Three Rivers Convention Center
Kennewick, Washington

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