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May 2009

2nd Annual Diabetes Educator of the Year Announced

On May 1, 2009, American Diabetes Wholesale paid tribute to Joyce Malaskovitz, PhD, RN, CDE, the winner of their 2nd Annual Diabetes Educator of the Year contest. They also recognized esteemed Diabetes Educator of the Year finalists Suzanne Laws, MS, RD, LD, CDE, and Laura Terrio, RN, BS, CDE.

comments 1 comment - Posted May 22, 2009

A Peek into the Benefits of the AADE and 3 Candidates for the Board of Directors

The polls are open for voting for new members of the AADE board, AADE officers, and the nominating committee. Diabetes Health wishes Board of Directors candidates and former DH Guest Editors, Jane Jeffrie Seley, Kim Higgins, and Deborah Greenwood, the best of luck.

comments 1 comment - Posted May 19, 2009

November 2008

Diabetes Educators are Champions
Diabetes Educators are Champions

Diabetes care creates its own culture. There is a passion that surrounds the caretakers of the diabetes community. It is the small successes that spark us to keep on until the next one. Diabetes care creates champions out of all of us. I'd like to mention just a few of the hundreds of diabetes educators I have met. 

comments 9 comments - Posted Nov 10, 2008

July 2005

Diabetes Educator of the Month: Molly-Jayne Bangert, BSN, RN, CDE
Diabetes Educator of the Month: Molly-Jayne Bangert, BSN, RN, CDE

Molly-Jayne Bangert, BSN, RN, CDE, working in the rural Southwestern United States, is passionate about increasing diabetes awareness and reducing risks associated with diabetes and pre-diabetes

comments 0 comments - Posted Jul 1, 2005

April 2005

Diabetes Educator of the Month: Chris Reichert, RN, MS, CDE
Diabetes Educator of the Month: Chris Reichert, RN, MS, CDE

Chris Reichert, RN, MS, CDE, is the director of the Diabetes Care Center at Parkview in the Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, Colorado. In 1990, she developed the diabetes program at Parkview and became a certified diabetes educator in 1992.

comments 0 comments - Posted Apr 1, 2005

February 2005

Diabetes Educator of the Month: Theresa Garnero, APRN, BC-ADM, MSN, CDE
Diabetes Educator of the Month: Theresa Garnero, APRN, BC-ADM, MSN, CDE

Theresa Garnero, APRN, BC-ADM, MSN, CDE, was named Diabetes Educator of the Year by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE).

comments 0 comments - Posted Feb 1, 2005

December 2004

Diabetes Educator of the Month: Frida Theros
Diabetes Educator of the Month: Frida Theros

This month, we feature Frida Theros, RD, CD, CDE, who works with the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah in Cedar City, Utah.

comments 0 comments - Posted Dec 1, 2004

November 2004

Diabetes Educator of the Month: Susan B. Sloane, BS, Rph, CDE
Diabetes Educator of the Month: Susan B. Sloane, BS, Rph, CDE

Susan B. Sloane, BS, Rph,CDE, has been a registered pharmacist for more than 20 years and a certified diabetes educator for 15 years.

comments 2 comments - Posted Nov 1, 2004

September 2004

Professional Educator of the Month: Allen Bennett King, MD, CDE, FACP, FACE
Professional Educator of the Month: Allen Bennett King, MD, CDE, FACP, FACE

This month, we feature Allen Bennett King, MD, CDE, FACP, FACE, assistant clinical professor at the University of California Natividad Medical Center. Dr. King is the cofounder and medical director of the Diabetes Care Center in Salinas, California. 

comments 0 comments - Posted Sep 1, 2004

October 1999

Meeting Gives Diabetes Educators Look at New and Future Products

How do diabetes nurse educators keep up on the latest information? First of all, they read Diabetes Health. That's what they tell us every year at the Annual Meeting and Educational Program for the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). This year's convention, the 26th for the AADE, was held in Orlando, Florida.

comments 0 comments - Posted Oct 1, 1999

February 1996

Educator of the Month:  Rhonda Howard, RD, CDE
Educator of the Month: Rhonda Howard, RD, CDE

Forget the uptight approach to diabetes management. When patients come to Rhonda Howard, RD, CDE, at the Humphreys Diabetes Center in Boise, Idaho, they are taught to trust their bodies instead of fight them.

comments 0 comments - Posted Feb 1, 1996

December 1995

Diabetes Educator of the Month: Liz Grabowski

Managing the only diabetes facility of its kind in the state of Kentucky is not an easy job, but Liz Grabowski, RN, CDE, MSN, ARNP, loves it.

comments 0 comments - Posted Dec 1, 1995

July 1995

Educator Of The Month

Eileen Corkery started her career as a visiting nurse, bringing healthcare into peoples' homes. Fifteen years later, she's still educating, but now people come to her.

comments 0 comments - Posted Jul 1, 1995

April 1995

Diabetes Educator of the Month: Jean Konrady, RN, CDE

Jean Oswald Konrady, RN, a diabetes educator at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Fla., died in August. She was 43 when she lost her battle with breast cancer.

comments 0 comments - Posted Apr 1, 1995

February 1995

Diabetes Educator of the Month: Laurinda Poirier, MPH, RN, CDE

Nomination Letter:
It is our great pleasure to recommend our colleague, Laurinda Poirier, MPH, RN, CDE, Director of Clinical and Educational Services here at the Joslin Diabetes Center, for your "Educator of the Month.

comments 0 comments - Posted Feb 1, 1995

December 1994

Diabetes Educator of the Month: Martha Teter

Martha Teter, RN, M. Ed., CDE was selected as the Diabetes Educator for Western Ohio in 1991, and is a member of the Dayton Area Diabetes Association. She is presently the coordinator of the Diabetes Education program at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Fairborn, Ohio.

comments 0 comments - Posted Dec 1, 1994

October 1994

Diabetes Educator of the Month: Phyllis Furst

Phyllis Furst, RN, MA, CDE is a diabetes nurse educator in Long Island, New York. She is the Diabetes Education Director at the Endocrinology and Diabetes Associates of Long Island in Rockville Center, a 3 physician diabetes and endocrinology practice, and has had type I diabetes for 22 years.

comments 0 comments - Posted Oct 1, 1994

August 1994

Diabetes Educator of the Month: Evelyne Fleury-Milfort

Evelyne Fleury-Milfort, RN, MSN, CDE, FNP, is a diabetes nurse educator in Los Angeles, California. She works at the University of Southern California University Hospital and at a low-income clinic.

comments 0 comments - Posted Aug 1, 1994

June 1994

Diabetes Educator of the Month: Sue Thom

Susan Thom, RD, LD, CDE, is a dietician and diabetes educator in Cleveland, Ohio. She runs a private practice called Diabetes Associates with her partner, an RN, and is involved in many local programs as well as national ones. Susan Thom is also the incoming president of the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE).

comments 0 comments - Posted Jun 1, 1994

April 1994

Outstanding Nurse Educator: Margrette Wilkman

Margaret J. Wilkman, RN, CDE, is a clinical nurse specialist at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. She is part of a consulting team, consisting of an endocrine specialist, a dietitian, and a clinical nurse specialist, that sees patients with diabetes who were admitted to the hospital for reasons other than diabetes.

comments 0 comments - Posted Apr 1, 1994

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