From the President Lucille Hughes, RN, BSN, CDE Welcome to the website of the Metropolitan New YorkAssociation of Diabetes Educators! MNYADE is a chapter of the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). Members include registered nurses and dietitians, social workers, pharmacists, physicians, psychologists, podiatrists and diabetes-related industry representatives. Membership in MNYADE offers:
· Educational opportunities · Networking with local diabetes educators · Participation in special projects · Promotion of professional growth and development
Fiscal membership year is July 1 to June 30. For more information contact:
Lorena Drago, MS RD CDN CDE Membership Chair Hispanic/Latino Educator Specialist Educator and Consultant 71 – 40 112th Street Forest Hills,
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From time to time I will be e-mailing the membership a Metro NYADE Chapter E-newsletter. You may follow this link for the April 2009 Metro Corner publication. (Remember - all published Metro Corner e-Newsletters are available at the Newsletters menu tab.)
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The Awards Dinner is around the corner - April 29th, 2009. Please go to the Calendar of Events for links to the Award Dinner invitation, Award Nomination and Metro Award criteria forms.
Final thought for inspiration:
“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else”
(National AADE membership is a prerequisite. To find out more about national membership, call 1-800-338-3633.)
Do you need to change your address or other information with the MNYADE? Just go to the By-Laws & Forms section and click on the Application for Membership PDF (or click here). The form will be displayed, which you can then print and complete manually. Or, use our new On-Line Change Form and submit your changes electronically.
* Please note *
National AADE has requested the member # of each of our members. If you are a member of National AADE, please send your AADE member # to Fred Salzberg at firstname.lastname@example.org (cc'ing Lorena Drago at email@example.com). Please do this as soon as possible so our database can be updated. Remember, membership in the MNYADE requires that you be a member in good standing of the AADE.