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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.

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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


WADE Update

New Job postings click here


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.

WADE Conference 2016 and Employment Oppotunities

Save the Date!
The Annual WADE conference
When: April 14-16, 2016
Where:  Hotel RL, formerly the Red Lion on the Spokane River
303 W. North River Drive
Spokane, Washington 99201

    Set in downtown Spokane on the banks of the Spokane River, this modern resort is a 3-minute walk from Gonzaga University and 11 minutes from Riverfront Park. This hotel offers a range of guest rooms and suites, most with stunning city views overlooking downtown Spokane, Riverside Park or the Spokane River. Guests can enjoy complimentary WiFi, free parking, an indoor or outdoor pool or get a workout at their state of the art Fitness Zone. Just outside you will find shopping, dining and outdoor activities. Transportation is offered free to any destination within a 2-mile radius as well as to the Spokane International Airport.

Registration coming soon!

Here is a sample of our outstanding speakers scheduled to present:

Eden Miller DO
Dr. Eden Miller was born and raised in Salem, Oregon. Dr. Miller graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Missouri in 1997. In 2001, she completed her residency at Eastmoreland Hospital in Portland, Oregon. Eden was a board member of the Osteopathic Physician and Surgeon Board of Oregon and past vice-president of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians of Oregon. Her practice is family oriented with a subspecialty in diabetes care. “I focus on diabetes because in medical school I contracted the disease and I am determined to teach patients how to become experts on their own disease.” Eden is also a national lecturer for diabetes treatment and prevention.

Marc Steinburg MD
Co-Author of the recently published book, Motivational Interviewing in Diabetes Care, Dr. Steinburg is a physician who has worked extensively with people who have diabetes and are struggling with diabetes self-care.  He offers motivational interviewing trainings to healthcare organizations and also works with small groups who want to learn MI.  Dr. Steinburg will be providing a pre-conference workshop on Motivational Interviewing.

Quinn Nystrom
For the past 18 years, Quinn Nystrom has shared her story of living with Type-1 diabetes to audiences across the country. As the National Youth Advocate for the American Diabetes Association she spent a year traveling across the country to diabetes camps, convention halls, the White House, corporate offices and the United States Congress. Her message is simple: We must find a cure for diabetes and provide support and care for the millions of people living with the disease.

Updates made to Employment, Volunteer and Educational Opportunities see: http://wadepage.org/node/29