2008 International Diabetes Educators Conference - Tuesday August 5 Ô Washington, D.C.
An Important Event for the International Diabetes Educators Community.

Dear Colleagues,

AADE is proud to present the 2008 International Diabetes Educators Conference*, a one-day conference aimed at broadening the knowledge base of diabetes educators on diabetes education around the world. Washington D.C is the perfect venue for this first ever conference hosted by AADE.

Therapeutic Patient Education and the Self-Care Behavior Modification

The goal of the conference is to bring the two concepts of Therapeutic Patient Education and Self-Care Behavior Modification together through best practices presented during engaging plenary presentations as well as interactive workshops and case studies discussion groups. Additionally, this day is an outreach to our international colleagues in hopes to build better relationships and leverage one another's knowledge, supporting AADE's mission of "driving professional practice" by building a global evidence base for diabetes education.

Interact with Contemporaries from Around the World

This meeting will offer you the unique opportunity to not only listen and learn but also discuss the latest in diabetes education in regards to behavior modification, therapeutic patient education and diabetes self-management with contemporaries from around the world. In the vibrant city of Washington, D.C. this exciting day begins with a welcome breakfast and moves to engaging keynote speakers, informative breakout sessions, networking with your colleagues during a catered lunch, and ending with a special closing reception. This one-day, one-of-a-kind event in diabetes education and is not to be missed.

Please view the below links to learn more about this extraordinary day of opportunities. For a full week of incredible networking, education and exhibition ---we invite you to stay for AADEÌs 35 th Annual Meeting.


Amparo Gonzalez
President and Program Chair
American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)
Atlanta , Georgia

* This meeting is made possible through a grant from Novo Nordisk as part of its Changing Diabetes Leadership Initiative,and is intended to increase the awareness and importance of diabetes education on a global level.

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