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TCOYD Conference and Health Fair in Missoula Oct 7


Please share this announcement with health professionals, people with diabetes and anyone interested in learning more about diabetes.    

TCOYD  (Taking Control of Your Diabetes), will be holding a Conference and Health Fair October 7, 2017, in Missoula, Montana.   This one day conference will feature a full day of speakers with concurrent sessions for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.    The Health Fair will include vendor booths, yoga and pilates classes, free health screenings, giveaways, and $5 A1c testing.    All for the very affordable price of $30/person or $25 for two or more.   Please download the attached brochure for more detailed information.   The website for the conference is:  TCOYD Conference & Health Fair - tcoyd.org


In addition to the sessions for non-professionals, a tandem conference with 6.25 hours of CME is available for Health Professionals.   The website for the CME conference, which will be happening at the same time, at the same location, is  Making the Connection-  CME Missoula, MT


Registration is open now.  


2017 WADE Conference - join us for Thursday night events April 20th


at 5 pm: Poolside mixer at Tulalip Resort Casino pool, right after the end of the pre-conference workshops. Appetizers & beverages sponsored by Medtronic.

at 7 pm: you're invited to stay for the WADE Coordinating Body members meeting. Meet your CB, have your voice heard, learn about the benefits of becoming a CB member (room location to be announced).

24 hours Left for Early Bird Registration!

Register before midnight on March 19th for discounted rate.

​Arrive Early for THE KICK-OFF EVENT on Thursday April 20th from 5-9 pm to meet and greet old friends and new! At the Poolside inside the resort.

Register Now

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Preconference information

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Hotel Information



Join Us!!

2017 Washington Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Conference

Tulalip Resort and Casino, Tulalip, Washington

Registration is Open

Register Before March 20 to get Early Bird Rate 

Main Conference  -  April 21 & 22
Preconference - April 20

Kick-Off Event   Thursday, April 20,  5:00pm  
Poolside Gathering and Mixer
Catch up with old friends and meet new friends!
Join us for appetizers and refreshments
Thursday evening, 5 pm, immediately following the preconference sessions.
Poolside at the Tulalip Resort and Casino

WADE Annual Conference Registration is Now Open

Washington Association of Diabetes Educators

Innovate ~ Motivate ~ Integrate

Making a Difference

Come join us at Tulalip Resort Casino, near Marysville, Washington, Located off Interstate 5 just 30 minutes north of Seattle. The AAA Four Diamond Tulalip Resort Casino is among the premier destinations in Washington State offering luxurious accommodations, award-winning dining options, a rejuvenating spa, casino excitement and world-class shopping at outlets next door.


MAIN CONFERENCE  Friday APRIL 21st  & Saturday APRIL 22nd

Be inspired by great speakers, network with colleagues and vendors, take part in the Annual Silent Auction & Raffles, enjoy the resort casino, shop at the outlets, and also visit the Annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in nearby Mount Vernon.

Conference Registration Pages link        



WADE Conference Registration is Open

                              Washington Association of Diabetes Educators 

                                        Main Conference - April 21 & 22

                                             Pre-Conference - April 20

                             Click here for more Information and to Register

WADE 2017 Conference - Save the Date Announcement

The 2017 Annual WADE conference, hosted by the Washington Association of Diabetes Educators, is coming soon!  You won't want to miss this year's line up of great speakers and presentations, designed to give diabetes professionals the information and tools needed in this rapidly changing landscape.  

Conference Dates:  April 21-22

Pre-conference:  April 20 

Location:  Tulalip Resort Casino,  Tulalip, Washington

Please see the attached flyer for more information


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WADE Conference 2016

Be inspired by great speakers, network with colleagues and vendors at the 

2016 WADE Annual Educational Conference 

 "Explore the Course, Discover the Source"  

in Spokane, Washington, on April 15th & 16th

 More Information          Agenda          Register Now (early bird pricing before 3/11) 
 Pre-Conference Event on April 14, 2016 ’Advanced Motivational Interviewing’ again led by Dr. Marc Steinberg, from noon until 6 pm. 
Location the Hotel RL Spokane, also known as Red Lion Hotel at the Park  
Take part in the Annual Silent Auction & Raffle; dine at local restaurants with friends; run, walk or bike the 37 miles-long Centennial Trail; take advantage of the local breweries; and bring your family for an Inland Empire Adventure at this year's conference in Spokane, Washington. 
Hope to see you there!!! 
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WADE Annual Meeting Save the Date 4/14-4/16

2016 WADE Annual Conference - SAVE THE DATE April 14 -16!

Pack your backpack, load your bike and join us April 15 & 16 for the 2016 WADE Annual Conference "Explore the Course, Discover the Source".  Preconference events on April 14, 2016. 

A wonderful experience awaits you at the 2016 WADE Annual Conference - here are a few of the fun activities that will be available:

  • Attend sessions that offer the latest information in diabetes therapies
  • Be inspired by great speakers
  • Participate in networking opportunities with friends and colleagues
  • Participate in the Advance Motivational Interviewing Workshop
  • Attend the Annual Awards Luncheon
  • Take Part in the Annual Silent Auction & Raffle
  • Be in the drawing for great prizes
  • Dine at local restaurants with friends
  • Bring your bike and ride the 37 mile long Centennial Trail
  • Take advantage of the local breweries
  • Bring your family for an Inland Empire Adventure

Sample of topics for the 2016 conference:

  • Pre-Conference - Advanced Motivational Interviewing Workshop with Marc Steinberg, MD, the co-author of the recently published, Motivational Interviewing in Diabetes Care
  • The ABC's of Diabetes Care in the Primary Care Setting
  • Diabetes and Exercise
  • Medication Updates
  • Diabetes and Tuberculosis
  • Diabetes in Pediatrics
  • Gut Microbiome & Diabetes
  • The State of Diabetes in Washington
    ...plus many more

More information to come! Check the WADE AADE webpage in January for updates and details on registration.