Welcome to the Coordinating Body homepage

for the ADCES Louisiana Network!

Welcome to the homepage of the ADCES Louisiana 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 Leaders

Ashley M. Taylor, PharmD, BCGP, BCACP, CDCES - Amtaylor@xula.edu

Coletha Riley, RN MSN APRN CDE - coletha.riley@yahoo.com

Rosary Chetta, RN - rchetta@cox.net

Peggy Barrios, RN, CDE, peggy.barrios@stcchc.org

Angela Cemo, MPH, LDN, RD, CDE - angcemo@gmail.com

Terry Compton, APRN RN MSN CDE - terry.a.compton@gmail.com

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Latest Discussions

  • If you provide diabetes education to patients 65 YO or older, we would like to invite you to participate in our grant-supported study, "The Prevalence of Hypoglycemia in Elderly Patients with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes Receiving Diabetes Education." ...

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    Action Alert

    The Treat and Reduce Obesity Act has been reintroduced in the 118th Congress and was recently included along with the DSMT Act in a Congressional hearing. There is now a TROA action alert in the Legislative Action Center for all advocates ...

  • Please join ADCES staff and the Advocacy Committee on Wednesday, October 25, 12:30-1:30pm CT , for an update on ADCES's advocacy work to promote passage of the Expanding Access to DSMT Act and other legislation and to improve policies within Medicare ...

  • Hannah Martin, ADCES Director of Advocacy shared the following information with a call to action: We are excited to announce that the Expanding Access to DSMT Act will be included in a Congressional hearing tomorrow for the first time ever! The ...

  • The Association of Diabetes Care & Educations Specialists (ADCES) has been awarded funding for the next five years from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes among adults with prediabetes ...

  • Celebrate ADCES 50 Year Anniversary with a Free Virtual Education Program providing 1.0 CEU. Approved by Commission on Dietetic Registration Join us as we meet Virtually on Zoom Wed. Aug. 23!! Registration for S.I.S.T.E.R. is Free! See registration ...

  • Register for our upcoming in-person CORE Concepts ® Course, co-located with ADCES23, and explore the essential components of diabetes care and education along with tools and strategies for assuring successful outcomes of the ADCES7 Self-Care Behaviors ...

  • Does this also apply to those of us with commercial insurance?

  • Hannah Martin, Director of Advocacy for ADCES recently share the following information: As of July 1, Medicare has now fully implemented the $35 per month insulin copay cap that was passed into law last year! Medicare Part B now covers insulin used ...

  • The Expanding Access to DSMT Act was reintroduced for the 118th Congress in both the House and Senate the day before Public Policy Forum (PPF) last month, giving advocates the perfect opportunity to talk with their Members of Congress about the ...

  • Update to register for the upcoming ce event this Thursday on East Jefferson General Hospital. Refer to the hyperlink in the attached program announcement. ADCES members are free; just register. ------------------------------ Terry Compton APRN, ...

  • Are you joining us in Houston, August 4- August 7 at ADCES23 to celebrate FIVE DECADES of advancing diabetes care? This is going to be the event of the half-century as we honor the past and look forward to the future. You can't miss it! <o:p></o:p> ...

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