Welcome to WADE, The Washington Association of Diabetes Educators

2015 Award Winners

2015 WADE Diabetes Educator of the Year is Kathleen Magee, RN, BSN, CDE. Kathy works with such a wide range of patient’s and needs.  She is currently involved in work in 5 different settings from Issaquah to Edmonds.  Her pts vary from highly educated to low literacy patients, from 17 year old pregnant pt with twins to 90 year olds, from pts with comfortable lifestyles, Microsoft executives,  to the homeless. Working with such a variety of patient care needs is such a challenge.  Kathy is an active listener with her patients and family to identify their needs, challenges, and goals.


2015 WADE Distinguished Service award winner is Heather Denis, RD, CDE. Heather has worked tireless with enthusiasm and professionalism to help keep WADE be one of the most successful AADE chapters.  She has shown great leadership as both the annual conference chair and CB chair.  In addition, she has done a lot of  tedious and “heavy lifting” work for WADE also.  She is reliable, dependable and willing to help.  WADE owes her much thanks and she deserves this prestigious award.



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