Welcome to WADE, The Washington Association of Diabetes Educators

Registration is open for the 2018 Annual WADE Conference

Register before March 26 and save!

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"

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

Conference Fees

                          Register Before March 26th  On/After March 26th 
Full  (Fri & Sat) conference fee*    
WADE/AADE members        $225 $250
Non AADE members        $250 $275
Full time students/interns**        $100          $125
One Day - Friday OR Saturday*    
WADE/AADE members        $130 $155
Non AADE members        $150 $175
Full time students/interns**        $ 80           $100                 


**Scholarships available, see below. 
2018 WADE Pre-conference Workshop Fees - Thursday, April 26th
Register Before March 26th  On/After March 26th 
WADE/AADE Members    $50    $65
Non AADE Members    $65    $80
Full time students/interns***    $30    $45

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.