Practice Guidelines

Guidelines for the Practice of Diabetes Education

The AADE Guidelines for the Practice of Diabetes Self-Management Education and Training (DSME/T) describe the implementation of The Scope of Practice, Standards of Practice and Standards of Professional Performance for Diabetes Educators. These guidelines support the delivery of DSME/T within the framework of the AADE7™ Self-Care Behaviors and The National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education. The roles and responsibilities delineated in these AADE guidelines can be used by individuals and organizations involved in the facilitation and delivery of diabetes education and care for persons with or at risk for diabetes and their families/caregivers.