Sandra Arevalo, Director of Community Health, MPH, RDN, CDCES has been a member of ADCES for 12 years.
What does ADCES membership mean to you?
Creating a network of amazing professionals with whom I can innovate, collaborate and network.
What is your favorite part about being a diabetes care and education specialist?
Seeing the happiness that radiates from the eyes of people when they achieve their health goals.
Top five ADCES resources/programs?
ADCES Annual Conference, ADCES in Practice, webinars, networking, trainings
What is one piece of advice you would give to a new diabetes care and education specialist or someone considering the profession?
CDCES’s are like health detectives that investigate which factors are affecting patients’ diabetes. Social determinants of health are important clues to solve your case.