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This group represents and supports members and local networking groups throughout our state.
We encourage you to look around, join in discussions and participate.
Just use the links below to start networking with your peers!


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Congratulations to the award recipients in 2022!

recognized by their peers at our annual meeting
on September 29 - October 1, 2022. 

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Congratulations
Tammi Boiko, CDCES, FADCES, MSN, RN
2022 Kim Higgins Excellence Award Recipient! 
The purpose of this award is to recognize the diabetes specialist who has contributed
to the profession of diabetes through leadership, advocacy, volunteerism or education.

Congratulations
Clipper Young, PharmD, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM, BCGP, APh
2022 Impact on Diabetes Award Recipient!
 


The purpose of this award is to recognize the diabetes specialist who has positively
impacted the diabetes patient community through innovative program planning,
technology or diverse patient outreach.
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Local Networking Group Contacts

Central Coast Jacqueline Thompson: jthompson@mydiabetestutor.com
Central Valley Lisa Franco: lisa.francord@gmail.com  
Stephanie Richardson: skrichardson225@gmail.com
Kern Nicole Ng: nicole.ng11@gmail.com
Long Beach Sunshine Shahinian: sshahinian@dhs.lacounty.gov
Los Angeles Tony Song: Tony@diabetescarepartners.com
Co-facilitator - open
North State (Chico and surrounding areas)
Dawn Bryan & Christine Zaveson: aadechicolng@gmail.com
Sacramento Sara Boyd & Margie Junker: AADESAC@gmail.com 
San Diego Janine Loescher: sdade06@gmail.com
San Francisco Chris Quan: bell4077@sbcglobal.net 
Silvia Helena Kellum: silviadsk@aol.com
San Joaquin Valley Pam Noonan: epamnoonan@gmail.com
Santa Barbara/Ventura Lily Yip: sbventuracountylng@gmail.com
Santa Clara
Elaine Lee: elaineleerd@gmail.com
Dorthy Lee: dorthylimlee@gmail.com
santaclaraadceslng@gmail.com

Solano
Dorthy Lee: dorthylimlee@gmail.com
Clipper Young: cyoung6@touro.edu


**Please continue to scroll down for the latest blog posts from the state and for information regarding your local networking group (LNG) including discussions and upcoming events.
Be sure to subscribe to your local LNG to stay up to date with events in your area and to network with local ADCES members. For questions or information on how to do this, please reach out to the CB Technology Leader here **
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2023 CA Coordinating Body
Executive Board Leaders & Committees

Chair Christine Zaveson
(Chico)
Past Chair
Kimberly Torres-Kebelbeck
(Long Beach)

Chair-Elect
Chuck Newcomb
(Fresno)

Education

Mary Jean Christian
(Orange)

Nathan Painter 
(San Diego)
Dorthy Lee
(San Jose)

Finance
Richard Peng
(Los Angeles)
Advocacy / Grassroots 

Erin McCullough
(Sacramento)

Membership / LNG Liaison

April Goldenberg White 
(Los Angeles) 

Secretary

Dorthy Lee
(Santa Clara)

Technology

Dawn Bryan
(Chico)

Vendor Liaison

Linda Cooper
(Santa Clarita)

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Sunday, June 13, 2021 - (open-ended)
    Quick Task (less than an hour)
    California Coordinating Body

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Latest Discussions

  • It is that time of year to send in your nomination. Send it in before March 5. Impact on Diabetes Award Recognizes a Diabetes Care and Education Specialist with a clinical background who has made a significant impact on the diabetes community ...

  • As diabetes care and education specialists, we wear many hats. We are often required to know about nutrition, medication therapy, diabetes-related technology, co-morbid conditions, and the role of exercise in the prevention and management of diabetes ...

  • Greetings fellow Diabetes Care and Education Specialists, Registration is now open for our 15th Annual meeting, to be held May 5-6, 2023, in Berkeley California. We would love to have you join us. ...

  • I work at a clinic in La Puente with almost all LA Care patients. CGM are for T1DM patients as well as T2DM patients on insulin. I wish MediCal would pay for this for anyone with an A1c over 7.0, even those just taking oral meds like Metformin, Glipizide, ...

  • For straight MediCal it is a pharmacy benefit: always Dispense as written Freestyle Libre 2 CGM Freestyle Libre 2 Sensors: 2 each (kits) – 11 refills Sig. Place a new sensor every 2 weeks Freestyle Libre 2 Reader : (In case ...

  • yes I would like CGM prescribing guide. ------------------------------ Remedios Babanto APRN,BC-ADM Advance Practise Nurse scripps whittier diabetes institute Chula Vista CA (619)709-8917 ------------------------------

  • Hi Suzanne, Thank you for your response. I send you a private reply. Let me know a good time for us to chat. -Sally ------------------------------ Sally Luvsantseren PharmD Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Stanford Health Care Sherman Oaks CA (916)833-7221 ...

  • Hi Sally, Thank you for reaching out. I am happy to set up a time for us to talk so I can answer your questions and provide information on the CGM process for DM1 vs DM2 straight medi-cal patients and Medicare process. Things are changing positively ...

  • Hello everyone, I recently started working in Los Angeles County, mainly serving Medi-Cal population. Our providers here are curious about how to prescribe CGMs. The Medi-Cal provider manual states that only Type 1 DM patients are eligible. However, ...

  • This is great! Thank you for the update :) ------------------------------ Sally Luvsantseren PharmD Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Stanford Health Care Sherman Oaks CA (916)833-7221 ------------------------------

  • Please join us for the ADCES Advocacy Townhall - November 15, 2022 1:00 PM Central Time Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0qdO6uqz4jEtII4wxkqAqUS2cl6iLjtfZB After registering, you will receive a ...

  • CMS is a federal agency so these would be national standards. Mary Jean Christian, MA, MBA, RD, CDCES

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