Congratulations on earning your Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist credential!

As a CDCES, you understand the changing nature of your work. We help you take the lead as a diabetes care and education specialist, so better outcomes are sure to follow. With ADCES at your side, you can lower the cost of care, improve experiences and create a world where thriving is a way of life. Thrive with us.

Join ADCES to save 25% off the regular $180 rate with discount code: 


Already a member? You can use this same code to renew your membership at the same rate.


To Join:

  1. Create an account and fill out your profile information.
  2. Go to "My Profile".
  3. Click "Join".
  4. Enter and review your demographic and credential information. Click "Save & Continue.
  5. Select the "1 Year $180.00" membership. Click "Save & Continue."
  6. Enter the code in the coupon field. Click "Apply."
  7. The discount should now be reflected in the shopping cart. Complete the checkout process.

To Renew:

  1. Log in to your ADCES account and go to your profile.
  2. Click "Renew".
  3. Review and update your demographic and credential information, click continue.
  4. Review and edit your demographic information. Click "Save & Continue."
  5. Select the "1 Year $180.00" membership. Click "Save & Continue."
  6. Enter the discount code in the "Discount" field. Click "Apply."
  7. The discount should now be reflected in the shopping cart. Complete the checkout process.

Need help logging in, renewing, or joining? Email Member Services at for help.


What You Gain As A Member

When you become a member of the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES), you connect with a nationwide network of collaborators, advisors and supporters who share your passion for diabetes care, education and technology.


Member-only free courses and CE:  Showcase your expertise with free access to members-only online learning, like our latest certificate program on insulin therapy, 35 free CE, big savings on annual conference registration, and new practice and peer support resources.


Exclusive access to ADCES Connect: Use this member online platform to form relationships with like-minded individuals through your national, state and local ADCES member networks. Tap any of our communities of interest to engage others on vital topics such as advance practice, diabetes technology, and population health.


Resources to help you engage: Download our Advocacy Guide, which features tips on how to take action on a wide range of advocacy issues, including identifying your members of Congress and opportunities for CB involvement in advocacy.


Continuing education resources: Members gain access to more than 35 hours of free CE as part of their membership. Keep learning with the best deals on a variety of online courses, certificate programs, workshops, and webinars.


Danatech, a website dedicated to everything diabetes technology. Research the latest diabetes devices and access tech-focused continuing education and device training.

Technology focused podcast: Hear from experts on smart insulin pens, diabetes apps, continuous glucose monitoring and more from our new podcast, The Huddle: Conversations with the Diabetes Care Team.


Why They Joined

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

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

“ADCES provides great perspective and professional support. It’s where I draw inspiration and learn ways to keep my practice fresh!”

Debra Gross, MS, RD, CDN, CDCES
Member since 2003

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