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  • 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 ...

  • Join ADCES South Florida on Wednesday August 23 for a FREE Education Seminar featuring 1.0 CEU approved by Commission on Dietetic Registration!! Virtual S.I.S.T.E.R. registration link may be found in attached flyer ------------------------------ ...

  • Good Day Everyone! ** If you are attending ADCES23 , we hope to see you at the CB/LNG/COI Networking Event Thursday, August 3 rd 5:30pm; Marriott Marquis, Houston Ballroom I – III | 2nd floor ** Don't forget to ...

  • Good Day! Yes, we will have a number of Marylanders in Houston ~ h ope to see you at the CB/LNG/COI Networking Event on Thursday, August 3 rd 5:30pm; Marriott Marquis, Houston Ballroom I – III | 2nd floor. Keep in touch, Marilyn Cox ADCES BOD/Maryland ...

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    Thanks Anne! It is always great to see "one of our won" on the ballot!

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    RE: election

    Good Morning All! Thanks for reminder Joan. I’ve already voted Love that Janice and Gretchen to of our own are running! Don’t forget to vote!😊 Anne Cannon Sent from my iPhone ...

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    Hello MD DCES Colleagues A reminder that the election for the ADCES BOD, Officers, and Nominating Committee is now open. Please take a few minutes to review the ballot, each candiate and vote. Tehe ballot has incredible candidates who will lead us ...

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    this year's conference

    Hello all, I am a relatively new member and working on certification. I plan to attend the Core Curriculum at the conference in Houston in August. Will anyone from Maryland be going down to Houston this year? Thanks! Roye Evans

  • As an ADCES member it's time for you to vote! We hope you take advantage of this opportunity. Your vote counts! ADCES is a multidisciplinary organization, and we believe it is vital for the association's health and growth to have balanced representation ...

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    RD Position

    Calvert Health Medical Center in Calvert County, MD has an open RD position. See job description. Contact Jennie Swartz for more information, jennie.swartz@calverthealthmed.org. ------------------------------ Priscilla Thomas RN, MS, BSN, RDN, LDN, ...

  • Good Morning, I am new to the group. My name is Dr. Audrey O. White, DNP, MHAI, CVNP-BC, FNP-C and I am preparing for the BC-ADM, please provide me with some suggestions for which reference books I can purchase to help me prepare for the exam. ------------------------------ ...

  • Registration Information Register here for the Public Policy Forum and Hill Day PPF: Wednesday, June 7, 11:00am – 4:00pm Central Time Hill Day: Thursday, June 8, Congressional meeting times will vary Virtual Public Policy ...

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Welcome to the Coordinating Body homepage

for the ADCES Maryland Network!

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Welcome to the homepage for the ADCES Maryland 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!

Save the Date Nov 2023

The Maryland Coordinating Body of the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists is dedicated to advancing the role of the diabetes educator and improving the quality of diabetes education and care within our region.

Maryland ADCES strives to:

Provide educational opportunities for diabetes educators

• Promote and aid growth and development of quality diabetes education

• Foster communication and cooperation among individuals and organizations involved in diabetes education

• Promote and support the national certification examination for diabetes as mandated by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators

• Provide resources and expertise to attain state and national recognition for diabetes education programs

• Foster a network of professional resources to function as a support group

Meet Your 2023 Maryland Coordinating Body Leaders 

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Marilyn A. Cox, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES           Janice MacLeod   

marilyncox219@gmail.com                          janice@janicemacleodconsulting.com

   CB Leader                                                CB  Secretary    

Kristine Batty            - Education Leader           kristine.batty@gmail.com 
Marsha Davis            - In-coming Secretary,  Co-Education Leader   mdbrooks@jhmi.edu
Rosemary Wachira   - Financial Leader             rosewachira44@gmail.com     
Mirna Chicas             - Membership Leader         mmchics@gmail.com                                       
Susan Renda             - Grassroots Coordinator 

Western MD LNG Leaders:         
       Linda Yerardi              lyerardi@msn.com
Karessa Cameron       karessa.cameron@meritushealth.com

Southern MD LNG Lead:       
       Xingyue (Joy) Zhang, MS, RD, LDN   joyxingyue@gmail.com

Eastern Shore MD LNG Lead:               
      John Motsko     


You may also be interested in visiting the homepage for Virginia.


**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 **