ADCES 50th Anniversary Member Stories

Featured Member - Lorrie Taylor Rilko, DNP, FNP-BC, BC-ADM, CDCES

Lorrie Taylor Rilko, DNP, FNP-BC, BC-ADM, CDCES has been an ADCES member since 2005. 

Why do you love being a member? 

ADCES has a wealth of resources and keeps me up to date on all of the current trends in diabetes care. 

What is your favorite part about being a diabetes care and education specialist? 

Through the power of education, I can make the lives of those that live with this chronic disease better. 

Top 5 ADCES resources/programs? 

1) ADCES annual conference 2) Online education programs 3) ADCES Connect 4) CGM playbook 5) ADCES 7 Behavior patient handouts 

What is one piece of advice you would give to a new diabetes care and education specialist or someone considering the profession? 

Listen to the patient and keep it simple! It is about their agenda, not ours. 

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