Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists




If you are a healthcare professional dedicated to integrated, person-centered diabetes self-management care and education, you belong here. The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES) is the only organization specifically for diabetes care and education specialists.

For only $165, an ADCES membership saves you time and money. Members have an array of easy-to-access, online learning to choose from, with more than 40 hours of free CE available. Members can also save up to $1,000 per year on products like classes, patient resources, journals, and more. View all member benefitsexplore membership prices and types, or download an application.

The Value of ADCES Membership

Stay on the forefront of the specialty with the latest strategies for diabetes care, education, support and prevention.

  • Get more with FREE CE (more than 40 hours)
  • Access online courses, in-person workshops, webinars and more
  • Provide the best possible care with patient handouts, resources and practice papers
  • Benefit from education, product and event discounts
  • Learn about the latest in diabetes technology online, anytime at
  • Research and review the latest products, devices, digital health platforms, and mobile apps

“This is the only organization that is focused on helping diabetes care and education specialists be better educators. It is a total resource for me and my patients.”

Claire M. Blum, MS Ed, RN, CDE, CHWC
Member since 2000

  • Choose from 17 nationwide discussion forums categorized by practice setting, specialty area and topics of interest to engage with other members
  • Save with a Capella University partnership tuition discount
  • Consult the ADCES online Reimbursement Expert for clarification and solutions