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           WADE 2018 Annual Educational Conference                                                 Main Conference April 27 & 28, 2018
                       Pre-Conference  April 26, 2018
                           Kennewick, Washington

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


Click here for the Presentation Handouts

 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

The registration website is part of the Washington State Network Page on the AADE website.  

Please Note- WADE/AADE members - To get the member rate for conference registration, be sure that you are logged into the AADE website with your username and login, before you begin the registration process. Members will not get the member rate unless they are logged into the website first with their member login.

Continuing Education Credits -

The 2018 WADE Conference has been approved by AADE for the following CEU credits:    

-Thursday, Pre-conference - 3 hours 
- Full conference- Friday and Saturday: 11.5 hours
- Single day attendance:
         Friday - 7 hours
         Saturday - 4.5 hours
Detailed information about CEUs is available on the conference website, on the AADE webpage.

Obtaining your continuing education credits – required steps

  1. Register for the conference
  2. Sign in at the registration table each day of the conference. This verifies your attendance at the conference.
  3. Sign in on the continuing education log sheets for your discipline each day of the conference. These log sheets will be sent to AADE as verification of your attendance.
  4. After the conference you will receive via email, a link to a Survey Monkey evaluation of the conference. After you complete the evaluation, you will be able to print your CE certificate.  Please be sure that your email address is correct on the sign in sheet.  The Survey Monkey Link will be sent to the email address that you used to register for the conference, unless another one is designated.





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