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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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or follow us on:
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and
Twitter @CaliforniaAdces

for news, updates and event photo!



Register for the 14th Annual CA Coordinating Body Meeting!
Thursday, September 29th - Saturday, October 1st, 2022

 https://www.diabeteseducator.org/event/CACBSEP22



Join us to see who will be presented with the following awards this year!

The 2022 Kim Higgins Award of Excellence

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.

The 2022 Impact on Diabetes Award

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.

Award recipients will be recognized by their peers at the annual meeting
September 29- October 1. 

Reserve a room at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Anaheim-Orange County for the conference by September 3rd, 2022 for the discounted rate using this link.

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Congratulations
Beverly Thomassian, RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM 
2021 Kim Higgins Excellence Award Recipient!
 



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Local Networking Group Contacts

Central Coast Jacqueline Thompson: jthompson@mydiabetestutor.com
Central Valley Lisa Franco: lisa.francord@gmail.com  
Inland Empire Facilitator needed
Kern Nicole Ng: nicole.ng11@gmail.com
Long Beach Linda Kerr: lkerr@brandman.edu
Rebecca Gerl: rgerl@mednet.ucla.edu 
Los Angeles Tony Song: Tony@diabetescarepartners.com
Co-facilitator - open
North State (Chico and surrounding areas)
Dawn Bryan & Christine Zaveson: aadechicolng@gmail.com
Orange Facilitator needed
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: lily.yip.pharmd@gmail.com
Santa Clara Dorthy Lee: dorthylee@aol.com or santaclaraadceslng@gmail.com
Elaine Lee: elaineleerd@gmail.com
Santa Rosa Facilitator needed
Nevada Colleen Corey: colleenbike64@gmail.com
Julie Suckowjulie@creatinganewnorm.com
**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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2022 CA Coordinating Body Leaders

Advanced Practice Liaison
OPEN

CB Chair
Kimberly Torres-Kebelbeck
(Long Beach)

CB Chair-Elect
OPEN

Disaster Planning


OPEN


Education Leaders

Christine Zaveson (Chair)
(Chico)
Mary Jean Christian
(Orange)

Nathan Painter 
(San Diego)
Dorthy Lee
(Santa Clara)
Linda Cooper
(Santa Clarita)

Financial Leaders

Richard Peng
(Los Angeles) 
Christine Zaveson
(Chico)

Grassroots Coordinators

Suzanne Lohnes
(San Diego)
Co-lead position - OPEN

Membership Leaders (LNG Facilitators)

April Goldenberg White 
(Los Angeles) 

Pharmaceutical CEU's

Nathan Painter 
(San Diego)

Scholarship/Award Coordinators

Jacqueline Thompson 
(Central Coast)
Dorthy Lee
(Santa Clara)

Secretary/Historian

Becky Gerl
(Long Beach)

Technology Leaders (Webmaster, Marketing and Registration)

Richard Peng
(Los Angeles)
Dawn Bryan
(Chico)
Becky Gerl
(Long Beach)

Vendor Liaison

Linda Cooper
(Santa Clarita)

CB Members at Large

Christine Quan
  (San Francisco)
Chuck Newcomb
  (Central Valley)
Lisa Franco 
(Central Valley)
Linda Kerr
(Long Beach)

Volunteer Opportunities

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

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  • We would like to thank our Bronze Sponsors for their support: Tandem, Lilly, Mini Pharmacy, Insulet, Bahamii, Corcept, Provention Bio, BigFoot, Embecta, Boehringer-Ingelheim Register for the conference today ! www.diabeteseducator.org/event/CACBSEP22 ...

  • We would like to thank Xeris for being our Silver Sponsor this year and hosting our Networking Reception. The Networking Reception will be held on Day 2: Friday, September 30 th at 5:15 PM. Register for the conference today ! www.diabeteseducator.org/event/CACBSEP22 ...

  • We would like to thank Abbott for being our Gold Sponsor this year and bringing this important information to our members! An Overview of the FreeStyle Libre 3 system PRODUCT THEATER for conference attendees only FEATRING GUEST SPEAKER: ...

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  • We are honored to Highlight Beverly Thomassian, RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM who will be presenting " Fine Tuning Lower Extremity Assessments" . This presentation will discuss the prevalence of diabetes and amputations, health and racial disparities ...

  • Kimberly; I am having difficulty in locating the conference brochure? How can I get access of to see the completed program agenda. Thank you Zarmine Naccashian ------------------------------ Zarmine Naccashian ARNP, BC-ADM, CDCES, RN, PhD Coordinator ...

  • Join us as we learn from Dr. John Gilbert, a Board-Certified Endocrinologist, St. Jude Heritage Medical Center in Fullerton, CA as a Diabetes Consultant Director. Come learn more about When You Should Use RYBELSUS ® (Semaglutide Tablets) for Adults ...

  • SPEAKER HIGHLIGHT: Samantha Harris, MD, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Obesity Medicine at Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute in La Jolla, CA. You won't want to miss this presentation by Dr. Harris on Saturday afternoon at the CA-ADCES annual ...

  • This presentation will provide an update on FDA-approved and potential therapeutic agents to manage diabetes and/or its associated complications, e.g., dasiglucagon, SGLT2 inhibitors, efpeglenatide, tirzepatide, finerenone, and insulin icodec. Safety ...

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