Welcome to WADE, The Washington Association of Diabetes Educators

Welcome to the Diabetes Answers.  This website was created for those with diabetes or who are interested teaching diabetes self-management. We encourage you to look around.

We are members of the Washington Association of Diabetes Educators (WADE) and the  American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). AADE believes that behavior change can be most effectively achieved using the AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors™ framework. The 7 self-care behaviors are healthy eating, being active, monitoring, taking medication, problem solving, reducing risks and healthy coping. Use the left navigation menu to learn more about these behaviors. The information posted is  not a substitute for the comprehensive education you will receive from diabetes educator.  Find an educator and program near you

Stay informed of WADE events and updates to this website by subscribing to the WADE Newsletter. Just enter your name and e-mail in the right column on this page.

Find out more about the  next and past WADE conferences.

There are many benefits of being WADE/AADE member. You don’t have to be a certified educator to join. Find out more about the benefits and how to join.


 

Nominations for Diabetes Educator of the Year and Distinguished Service Award

Nomination  for 2015 WADE Diabetes Educator of the Year Award

Purpose:  To recognize a member of the Washington Association of Diabetes Educators (WADE) who has inspired others in their contribution to diabetes education.

Who can nominate:  Anyone can nominate a qualified candidate including a WADE member, nonmember, or her/himself.

Candidate eligibility criteria: Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), active Member of WADE, member of AADE, and three years of experience as a diabetes educator.

To submit a nominationfor Diabetes Educator of the Year  please click here.


Nomination  for 2015 WADE Distinguished Service Award Nomination

Purpose: To recognize a member of the Washington Association of Diabetes Educators (WADE) who has demonstrated leadership and support to the chapter.

Who can nominate:  Anyone can nominate a qualified candidate including a WADE member, nonmember, or her/himself.

Candidate eligibility criteria: Active Member of WADE, member of AADE, and three years of experience as a diabetes educator who has volunteered for WADE.

To submit a nomination for the Distinguished Service Award please click here.


 

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