Kathleen Stanley, RD, LD, CDE, MSEd, BC-ADM, of Lexington, Ky., was recognized nationally by the American Diabetes Association for her outstanding contributions in the fight to Stop Diabetes at the Association’s Community Volunteer Leadership Conference that took this month in Nashville, Tenn. Stanley was presented with the LEARN Outreach Award.
The LEARN Outreach Award is presented to an individual volunteer who has demonstrated in his or her community a significant and ongoing commitment to those affected by diabetes by organizing, conducting, and facilitating Association programs and activities that provide education, raise awareness and deliver services.
Stanley has played a key role in the raising awareness and providing diabetes education for her patients. She has led patient seminars, health care symposia support groups, speaker’s bureaus and screening events. She is also involved with the Association’s programs: Family Link®, Project POWER and Stop Diabetes @ Work.
The American Diabetes Association is the largest voluntary health organization committed to the fight to Stop Diabetes. Each year the Association honors volunteers who have made a significant contribution to this movement at its Community Volunteer Leadership Conference.
The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight to Stop Diabetes® and its deadly consequences and fighting for those affected by diabetes. The Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes. Founded in 1940, our mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. For more information please call the American Diabetes Association at 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383) or visit www.diabetes.org. Information from both these sources is available in English and Spanish.