Welcome to the Coordinating Body homepage

for the ADCES Pennsylvania Network!

Welcome to the homepage for the ADCES Pennsylvania Network, which includes the Delaware LNG! 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!

 9th Annual State

 Diabetes Care & Education Specialist Conference

We will be VIRTUAL in 2021!

Save the Afternoon of May 6, 2021 and Morning May 7, 2021.

With efficiency, effectiveness, and fun in mind we are creating an awesome conference! 

Stay tuned for details!


Coordinating Body for 2021

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CB Lead: Patricia Adams  (Southeast PA LNG)
Finance Lead: Angelo Manifest (Western PA LNG)
Secretary:  Tammie Payne (Wester PA LNG) 
Education Lead:  Lisa Lakeman (Central PA LNG)
Co-Education Lead:  
Erica Hornung (Central PA LNG) 
Membership Lead: Marianne McAndrew (Southeast PA LNG)
Technology Lead: Barb Crishi (Western PA LNG)
State Grass Roots Coordinator: Patricia Davidson (Southeast PA LNG)
Marketing Lead: Arlene Feleccia  (Delaware LNG)
Member as Large:   
Laura Yatvin (Southeast PA LNG)
Scholarship Lead: Vicki Adam (Southeast PA LNG) 

   Scholarships/Awards Available for Pennsylvania & Delaware. Click on links below for detail

Local Networking Leads 2021
Central: Lisa Lakeman 
Lehigh Valley: Kathleen Brown
Southeast: Laura Yatvin
Northeast: Samantha Cortese
Western: Tammie Payne
Northwest: Joyce Kulick
Delaware : Arlene Feleccia

**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

  • Hi Pat - I would be happy to share how we are managing our telehealth appointments at Temple. Perhaps it would be helpful to set up a group meeting for all interested PA members to discuss? casey.dascher@tuhs.temple.edu ------------------------------ ...

  • Unfortunately I have had the same experience. I have given up. When even a phone call is not taken it is very frustrating and time consuming. I decided to retire from seeing patients and now only do staff training in assisted living. Hope others are ...

  • I am finding the same thing in family practice. My MA calls the day before to ensure they are set up for the virtual visit . The day of the visit she calls 20 minutes before the visit to get vital signs and review medications and they do not answer the ...

  • I have had several Zoom sessions with family and friends. Since I live alone, this really helped with Christmas! I have a standing Zoom Happy Hour each Sunday with some very dear friends. One fun thing I did this weekend, a friend celebrated her 60th ...

  • Hello all Hope everyone is well and have started of 2021 with a bang. My bang is becoming a dud! These virtual sessions are not easy. Please share your pearls! Last week I was so excited I had 3 patients planned. Unfortunately, sometimes I have to ...

  • Kathleen Brown from LVLNG has contributed an excellent blog. Thank you so much for doing this. In it she discusses the difficulties of having diabetes in these trying times. One suggestion to help with anxiety and stress is to maintain social connections. ...

  • You're very welcome. Happy Holidays! Rosa M. Morales Volunteer Services Coordinator Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists 125 S Wacker Dr., Suite 600 Chicago, IL 60606 312.601.4879 (direct) ...

  • Thank you, this is helpful! ​ ------------------------------ Denise Kissell RN, CDCES R.N. AKMA Sarver PA (412)496-4769 ------------------------------

  • Please see attached DDRC Winter Storm Preparation Alert in English and Spanish. Stay safe and Happy Holidays! ------------------------------ Rosa Morales Volunteer Services Coordinator Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists Chicago ...

  • well said... ------------------------------ Kathleen Brown BSN,CDCES,CNS,RN RN, BSN, CDE. CCRN, CPT Medtronic Diabetes Coopersburg PA (610)282-0413 (6102820413) ------------------------------

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    December Blog Posted

    As I am writing this message, it is snowing outside my window. They are predicting 8-12 inches here in Reading. I guess this is another version of self-quarantine. Go figure! This month's blog is so apropos to our current situation and I'm sure we can ...

  • Thank you for sharing this link with our members. Marilyn, please know all of your colleagues are thinking and praying for you and your family. Pat Adams

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