Welcome to WADE, The Washington Association of Diabetes Educators

Registration is Now Open

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

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.