Certification

Diabetes educators are educated and licensed healthcare professionals including registered nurses, registered dietitians, pharmacists, or work in any one of a number of specialty areas. Additionally, they have the opportunity to earn two different credentials.

Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)

The CDE credential demonstrates that the certified health care professional possesses distinct and specialized knowledge in diabetes self-management education. 
This credential is administered by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators.

Listen to our podcast that answers the commonly asked question, "How do I become a CDE?" 

Board Certified - Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)

The BC-ADM credential is for advanced level practitioners. The credential speaks to your advanced level of practice and expertise in the management of persons with diabetes. Read more