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Welcome to the homepage for the ADCES Connecticut Network! This group represents and supports members and 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!

Coordinating Body for 2024

CB Chair:  Sue DeCarlo, MS, RD, CDCES 
CB Chair-Elect: 
Past-Chair:Nominating :  Karen McAvoy, MSN, RN, CNS, CDCES
Finance:  Tess Nuzzolo, RD, CDCES
Secretary:  Sally O. Gerard, DNP, RN, CDCES, CNL
Membership:  Leila Bruno, MS, RD, CDCES
Professional Education: Sharon Werner, MS, RD, CDCES
Advocacy Chair:  Carolyn Gundell, MS, CDCES
Hospitality: Diane Bussolini, RD,CDCES
Resource Librarian:  Leigh Bak, MSN,APRN,ACNS-BC,CDCES
Technology: LaurieAnn Scher, MS,RD,CDCES, FADCES

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Volunteer Opportunities: Join in the fun! Create and Staff the CT CB table for ADCES2022

  • Tuesday, June 06, 2023 - (open-ended)
    Small Project (up to 40 hours total)
    Connecticut Coordinating Body

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Latest Discussions

  • Please join us for our first in-person meeting of 2024 on March 20, 2024. Topic: The Role of Exercise in the New Age of Weight Loss Therapies Speaker: Michael See, CDCES, MS, RCEP Business Meeting : 5:30 - 6:30 PM Speaker Presentation: 6:30 ...

  • Thank you Sharon, I recommend that you attend this. I heard Kellie speak at the ADCES conference in August and it was inspirational. She is an amazing speaker and has great ideas for our profession. If you know someone who is interested in working in ...

  • Greetings, Making and sustaining lasting lifestyle changes is not easy for anyone. A health professional's communication style can make a big difference. J oin the Massachusetts ADCES for "Motivational Interviewing in Clinical Practice" on Wednesday, ...

  • There is something special about coming together in a community for networking and professional development. It gives us perspective, reminds us how fortunate we are, and energizes us growing forward. With that in mind, consider attending the Massachusetts ...

  • Please join us for our next meeting on May 1st. Business meeting: 5:30-6:30 PM Speaker: 6:30-7:30 PM Topic: Glucose Monitoring Technology in Diabetes Care Alex Khzouz, PharmD, MBA, RPh, Northeast Medical Science Liaison for Abbott Diabetes ...

  • Only a few more days are remaining until early registration pricing expires on 4/5/24 for the Diabetes Update on 4/13/24 in Tarrytown, NY! Register today: https://www.adces.org/events/unlisted-detail/lower-hudson-valley-ny-diabetes-update-2024 ...

  • We would LOVE for you to join us via Zoom for our 32nd Annual Conference: Improving Care for the PWD in New Jersey: Technology Integration to Healthcare Access. Attend from the comfort of your home/office and earn 5 CEUs- Registration ends in 3 ...

  • Join us for the 2024 Diabetes Update: pre-approved for 4.75 CEU by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Topics meet 4 elements of the NEW ADCES Continuing Education requirements ADA Standards Review Technology Leadership Cultural ...

  • Diane, Thank you for your thoughtful response to my post. I accomplished my goal of starting a dialogue. There is no doubt that obesity contributes to over 200 adverse health conditions. Physical activity and exercise have powerful acute and long-term ...

  • WELL SAID !!!!!!!! I too am looking forward to this presentation and discussion. RDs also should make the same compensation as nurses !!!!!!!!! Betz

  • I agree, Mike, with all of the above. However, let's not lose sight of the fact that CVD T2D HTN etc etc are the result of their obesity not the cause of it. If exercise could be bundled into a pill, without question, it will be the most heavily prescribed ...

  • Greetings, I was asked to present at an upcoming Connecticut ADCES LNG meeting on the role of exercise in the era of new anti-obesity medications (AOM). I humbly accepted, and now I'm thinking about how to approach the topic and reviewing the literature. ...

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