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for the ADCES Texas Network!

Welcome to the homepage for the ADCES Texas 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!


Congratulations to the

Barbara Kocurek, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES, FAADE


Please make plans to join us next year at the
Annual Texas ADCES Conference
March 26-27, 2021
Grapevine, TX

More details to come!

Texas Coordinating Body Leadership Team

CB Leader: Betsy Richter-Gifford, BSN, RN, CDCES
Co-chair/Finances - Barbara Kocurek, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES, FAADE
Membership - Bret Leach, BSN, RN, CDCES
Education - Nancy Drobycki, MSN, RN, CDCES
Technology - Holly Falke, MS, RD, LD, CDCES
Disaster Preparedness - Maryanne Strobel, RN, MSN, CDCES

Advocacy - Carol Howe, PhD, RN, CDCES, FAAN


Texas Local Networking Group (LNG) Leaders: 
ADCES Central TX Local Networking Group - Jessica Chen Priscilla Schilling
ADCES North TX Local Networking Group  - Diane Tudor, RD, CDCES
ADCES South Central TX Local Networking Group: Clarissa Rivera, MS, RDN, LD, CDCES, BC-ADM
ADCES Southeast TX Local Networking Group -  Yusra Imtiaz, RD, LD, CDCES & Laura Thomas, RD, LD, CDCES
 ADCES West TX Local Networking Group - VACANT. Please contact CB Leader if interested
ADCES East TX Local Network Group -  VACANT.  Please contact CB Leader if interested
ADCES South TX Local Networking Group - VACANT. Please contact CB Leader if interested 

**Continue to scroll down and click JOIN on your LNG to see and participate in discussions, events, and education opportunities happening in your area**

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Latest Discussions

  • MyDiabetesHQ Live is a weekly live, interactive broadcast on YouTube and Facebook produced and hosted by Cities Changing Diabetes volunteers. The purpose is to provide a forum for discussing timely topics that can help people with diabetes thrive not ...

  • Dear Texas Coordinating Body, I hope you all are doing well and staying safe. As a pharmacist, I truly believe you all are the backbone when it comes to providing patients with the proper care, support, and education when it comes to diabetes. Thus ...

  • Last week, the 2020 Texas Diabetes Care and Education Specialist of the Year was announced. Please join us in congratulating Barbara Kocurek, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES, FAADE as this year's winner! Please check out this month's blog post here that highlights ...

  • 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 ...

  • Starting Saturday, June 13th , Cities Changing Diabetes Houston will host a weekly online hour-long interactive live stream to help people affected by diabetes achieve health goals as we recover from the pandemic and transition to the post COVID-19 environment. ...

  • Thank you for this vital information Holly and all. Lisa Sent from Mail for Windows 10 Lisa Rodriguez, RN, | Health Educator RN (210) 922-6922 | Lrodriguez@mhm.org | www.mhm.org ...

  • As Tropical Storm Cristobal is continuing to brew in the Gulf Coast, the Diabetes Disaster Response Coalition (DDRC) has a few reminders for yourself and for your patients in case of disaster and/or sheltering in place. Click on the links for resources ...

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  • Hi Central Texas ADCES LNG Members! Clearly 2020 is a year of MANY changes. Don't worry, I'm only going to talk about the ones that affect our LNG! =) 1. New Website If you haven't already, check out the new main ADCES website and the discussion ...

  • Hi Clarissa, I hope you are doing well. Thank you for your e-mail. I miss you. Take care, Ana Pacheco Sent from my iPhone

  • Good Afternoon South Central TX ADCES Members, Here is additional information on how to access the new ADCES Connect webpage and how to join our South Central TX ADCES Discussion Group! This is site is a valuable resource for you as a member of ...

  • Good Morning, I hope you are doing well. Please see announcements below from the South Central Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists (ADCES) Local Networking Group. South Central Texas ADCES Local Networking Group Name Change ...

  • As a new member to the group and direction from Betsy Richter-Gifford, I am posting to notify the TX ADCES Chapter of an important NEW Glucagon drug category being reviewed by the Texas Medicaid DUR Meeting which will be taking place virtually ...

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