About AADE

About AADE

Founded in 1973, AADE is a multi-disciplinary professional membership organization dedicated to improving diabetes care through innovative education, management and support. 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 diabetes educators to expand the horizons of innovative education, management and support

Our Vision

Optimal health and quality of life for persons with, affected by or at risk for diabetes and chronic conditions

AADE Fact Sheet

AADE Fact Sheet


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


An overview of AADE's volunteer leadership and the association's 2016-2018 Strategic Plan.


The Fellows designation acknowledges established and accomplished educators.

AADE 2016 Awards

AADE Awards 2016

Applications due March 1st, 2016 

Each year AADE recognizes excellence in diabetes education and service to the association and the larger diabetes community with our awards program. 

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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