Information about HCCY member organization Washington Association of Diabetes Educators (WADE).
Participating staff: Donna Christensen
Description: Diabetes educators are healthcare professionals who focus on helping people with diabetes understand their disease and learn how to adjust their lifestyle and behavior so that they can develop diabetes self-management skills.
Work in child/youth health: WADE has a public policy interest in children’s health and actively undertakes advocacy efforts, in addition to participating in broad outreach efforts for CHIP and casework with respect to access.
For more information: see the WADE website.