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.