Code of Ethics
Members of the American Association of Diabetes Educators accept this Code of Ethics as a statement of the ethical principles of the diabetes education profession. This code represents the values of the profession and provides guidance for the behavior of its members.
- The diabetes educator provides services with respect for the uniqueness, dignity, and autonomy
of each individual as stated in the AADE Scope of Practice for Diabetes Educators.
- The diabetes educator will conduct himself/herself in a manner that demonstrates honesty,
integrity, and fairness.
- The diabetes educator will avoid conflict of interest and maintain the integrity of the
- The diabetes educator will accept responsibility and accountability for personal competence in
accordance with the
Scope of Practice and Standards of Practice for Diabetes Educators.