About AADE

About AADE

Founded in 1973, AADE is a multi-disciplinary professional membership organization dedicated to improving diabetes care through education. With more than 14,000 professional members including nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, and others, AADE has a vast network of practitioners involved in the daily treatment of diabetes patients.

Our Mission

Empower healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills to deliver exceptional diabetes education, management and support.

Our Vision

Optimal health and wellness for all people with diabetes and related chronic conditions.

AADE Fact Sheet

AADE Fact Sheet


An overview of AADE's volunteer leadership and the association's 2013-2015 Strategic Plan.


Learn about AADE member benefits and how you can join the leading association for diabetes educators.


The Fellows designation acknowledges established and accomplished educators.

Corporate Opportunities

AADE is the expert in diabetes education. Use one of our many services for healthcare professionals and patients, or get involved with our organization by becoming a member the Industry Allies Council (IAC).

Media Center

Read our latest press releases and request an expert to interview. 

AADE Education & Research Foundation

The AADE Foundation allocates funds for research and creates professional development and recognition opportunities for diabetes educators.

Careers at AADE

Learn about the benefits of working for AADE and review current job openings.  
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