Professional Resources

This section brings together the professional opportunities AADE offers to give you the education, information and solutions you need for your patients and your practice.

Educational Programs and Products

Divided into types of education, the following catalog includes face-to-face meetings, live and archived Webinars, online self-study programs, brochures and publications.

Diabetes Education Accreditation Program (DEAP)

Learn more about our effort to expand access to diabetes education by becoming an accrediting body for diabetes self-management education/training.

Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Attracts thousands of diabetes educators to learn, network and explore through more than 100 educational sessions, nearly 300 exhibitors and numerous social events.


Learn about the latest AADE research initiatives and gain access to research libraries and clinical trial information.

Practice Documents

AADE's practice documents inform and support the practice of diabetes education. They include official documents such as position statements; white papers; the Guidelines for Practice of Diabetes Education and supporting Competencies for Diabetes Educators; the Scope of Practice, Standards of Practice, and Standards of Professional Performance for Diabetes Educators; and the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education.


Information on the BC-ADM and CDE credentials for diabetes health professionals.

Career Path Program

Information on a training for healthcare professionals new to diabetes education or seeking to advance their careers in the field.  

AADE7™ Self-Care Behaviors

Information and resources to assist in the implementation of the behavior change framework, the AADE7™, into practice. 

AADE Career Network

Connecting diabetes educators with job opportunities across the nation.

Journal and Newsletters

AADE publishes a a bi-monthly journal, monthly association e-newsletter and a quarterly practice newsletter.

Resource Library

Technical documents, fact sheets and other information tools published by AADE.

Awards and Scholarships

AADE Education and Research Foundation Scholarships and AADE Recognition Awards available annually to members.


A blog written by diabetes educators for diabetes educators.  

Comparative Effectiveness Research

Information and resources on Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) and Patient Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR).

Diabetes Prevention Program

Information about AADE's Diabetes Prevention Program and the CDC's National Diabetes Prevention Program.

Together on Diabetes  

Learn about this initiative that targets adult populations disproportionately affected by type 2 diabetes.