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for the ADCES Illinois Network!

Welcome to the homepage for the ADCES Illinois 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 2020 (click name to email)

CB Leader: Gayle Jennings 

CB Team Members:

Additional Symposium Planning Committee members

  • Anne Daly (Exhitor/Vendor Relations)
  • Jennifer Frericks
  • Sara Giaimo
  • Lori Gudat
  • Janet Hoffman
  • Lori Iocca (Nurse Planner)
  • Ansel Johnson
  • Debra Moorman
  • Gail Meyerson (IL-DCES of the Year)
  • Marla Soloman
  • Lynne Wentz (IL-DCES of the Year)


**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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Latest Discussions

  • The Education Committee for ADCES in Illinois is hoping to get feedback from our members in order to move forward with planning upcoming educaitonal offererings. Please take a few miinutes to answer the questions found here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZMN56X8 ...

  • My apologies!! Section on scholarships was not included above: Jumpstart telehealth … the new patient expectation The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed telehealth into the forefront. Telehealth increases access and convenience. Proactive health systems ...

  • Jumpstart telehealth … the new patient expectation Diabetes Education via Telehealth The UMTRC and the Indiana State Department of Health have focused on supporting organizations on the deployment of telehealth to increase ...

  • Hi I missed the town hall June23. Will a recording be posted? ------------------------------ Cheryl Burns RDN LDN CDE SIU Healthcare Springfield IL 217-545-5424 ------------------------------

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    New Blog Post

    Please take a minute to review comment on the IL blog post by Katie Beberman. Thank you for contributing to our Illinois ADCES community! Sincerely, Becky Antonacci https://www.adcesconnect.org/illinoiscoordinatingbody/communities/community-home/recent-community-blogs?communitykey=1a97f3f8-92be-420f-b374-735b7095f215&tab=recentcommunityblogsdashboard ...

  • Wouldn't it be nice if all had access to affordable insulin, medication and care? Think of the time it would would save busy practitioners who are trying to find help for those who are uninsured and underinsured? Well thought out policies and laws can ...

  • Hello Community, We had our first town hall a few weeks ago regarding telehealth from a policy standpoint. The speakers were fantastic, providing insight and information that is very pertinent at this time. For our next town hall, we would love to ...

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    RE: IL Medicaid

    Our Heart Fundraiser and Employtee Giving Campaign that is held each year contributes to our grant. I also belong to the Aurora Cosmopolitan Club that has contributed. We have gotten small donations in the past from the Lions Club. We are always looking ...

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    RE: IL Medicaid

    Can you share sources for grant funding for diabetes education? Are diabetes medical supplies companies and pharmaceuticals companies able to help with grant funding? Ansel T. Johnson, O.D. Clinical Director Diabetes Care and Education Specialist ...

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    RE: IL Medicaid

    I appreciate the Foundation and grant money idea. I will have to pursue that here. Thank you! ------------------------------ Cheryl Burns RDN LDN CDE SIU Healthcare Springfield IL 217-545-5424 ------------------------------

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    RE: IL Medicaid

    It's sent through our foundation. The patient or insurance doesn't get billed. Donna Carter RN, BSN, CDCES, CPT Diabetes Education Rush Copley Heart Institute 630-898-3649 630-218-3825 pager 630-898-3672 fax Email: Donna.Carter@RushCo ...

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    RE: IL Medicaid

    How does the billing for that work. There is some $$$ like that available at my clinic for funding the Diabetes Ed program but my biller does not know how to manage this. Sent from my iPhone

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