About AADE

About AADE

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, exercise specialists, and others, AADE has a vast network of practitioners working with people who have, are affected by or are at risk for diabetes.

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.

Industry Allies Council

Industry Allies Council

The AADE Industry Allies Council is a vehicle for key industry partners to support AADE in a very visible way. This mutually beneficial partnership supports the organizational goals of both AADE and its industry allies.

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).

2018 AADE Awards

2018 Award Graphic AADE Awards

Each year during the AADE Annual Meeting & Exhibition, we recognize excellence in diabetes education and service to the association and the larger diabetes community. AADE offers a variety of awards to celebrate those individuals who have gone above and beyond.

Current Awards 

Apply or Nominate a Colleague for a 2018 AADE Award.

Past Award Winners

View a full listing of previous recipients of AADE awards.

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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