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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 McCleod   

marilyncox219@gmail.com                          janice.s.macleod@medtronic.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 **


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Latest Discussions

  • Did you know that one in three people with diabetes will develop kidney disease? And, 90% of cases go undetected until dialysis or kidney transplants are required. With early detection, we can start to change this narrative. Join us and learn about the ...

  • Associated with Maryland Coordinating Body Inaugural ADCES Southern Maryland LNG event! You are cordially invited to attend a peer-to-peer presentation Powerfully Simple Diabetes Management: Dexcom G7 is Made for More ...

  • Please join us for our PA/DE/WV annual state meeting! Title: "Being an Indispensable Team-Member: Improving Outcomes in Unique Diabetes Management Populations" Dates: May 8th & 9 th , 2023 Where: To be held in downtown, historic ...

  • Career Opportunities: Inpatient Diabetes Education Coordinator https://jobs.hopkinsmedicine.org Requisition #: 617761 Location : Howard County General Hospital 5755 Cedar Lane Columbia, MD 21044 Shift: 9:30am-4:30pm Part-Time ...

  • As diabetes care and education specialists, we wear many hats. We are often required to know about nutrition, medication therapy, diabetes-related technology, co-morbid conditions, and the role of exercise in the prevention and management of diabetes ...

  • Maryland ADCES New Year Networking Social Come and enjoy an evening of Fun & Feasting, all while Networking with your colleagues and Meeting New Friends! Social Hour/Appetizers starting at 6pm with seated Dinner/dessert at 7pm (you ...

  • Are you thinking about submitting an education session for ADCES23? Do you have an incomplete submission? The good news is there's still time to complete an education proposal for ADCES23. But the clock is ticking. Submission Deadline is tomorrow ...

  • https://www.marylandmatters.org/2023/01/05/many-diabetic-marylanders-now-have-a-30-insulin-copay-because-of-a-new-state-law-that-went-into-effect-on-jan-1/ Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone

  • Good morning, Can anyone share the details of the new Maryland insulin price cap that just went into effect? I want to understand which health plans it impacts. Thank you, Caitlin ------------------------------ Caitlin Nass, NP Johns Hopkins School ...

  • Hi Nancy, The code for prediabetes is R73.03. Many commercial insurances cover MNT and sometimes DSME for prediabetes. Medicare does not, but prediabetes patients can attend the DPP for free. Amerigroup and Medicaid will also cover MNT for prediabetes. ...

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    Hello, I have a question about Prediabetes reimbursement, in Maryland. Do insurance companies cover the cost of providing education? If so, what would be the code? Thank you, Nancy Wood, RN ------------------------------ nancy wood RN, RNC, CDCES ...

  • Please join us for the ADCES Advocacy Townhall - November 15, 2022 1:00 PM Central Time Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0qdO6uqz4jEtII4wxkqAqUS2cl6iLjtfZB After registering, you will receive a ...

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