Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists

ADCES Membership

When you become a member of ADCES, you connect with a nationwide network of collaborators, advisors and supporters who share your passion for diabetes care, education and technology.  Unlock monthly access to both ADCES In Practice and our core research journal, The Science of Diabetes Self-Management and Care. Get 40+ FREE hours of continuing education, exclusive access to our comprehensive diabetes technology web resource (products, education and tools) and more than $1,000 per year in savings on products, events, and resources. Plus, gain exclusive access to ADCES Connect, a platform designed to help members learn more about what's going on at the local and state levels, and in the industry. State Coordinating Bodies (CBs), Local Networking Groups (LNGs), and Communities of Interest (COIs) all utilize this community platform to create better member access for peer-to-peer professional development. Join or renew today.


Practice Resources

Tools for Diabetes Care and Education

Practical guidance, handouts and other resources to support specific areas of your practice like glucose monitoring, pediatrics, gestational diabetes and more. 

Resources for Your Clients 

Access handouts to share with your clients on a variety of topics in diabetes management and support.

Perspectives on Diabetes Care Blog

Practical tips, the latest research and viewpoints from leading diabetes care and education specialists.

The Huddle: Podcasts

Perspectives, issues and updates to inform your practice and elevate your role in diabetes, prediabetes and cardiometabolic care.

ADCES Education and Training

Webinars

30-60 minute live and recorded sessions from diabetes experts on emerging topics and trends.

Online Courses

Self-paced, in-depth learning on topics across the diabetes care and education spectrum.

Certificate Programs

Assessment-based learning programs to suit individuals or entire practice teams. Many certificates offer digital badges upon completion and are free to ADCES members.

Workforce Training

Provide accredited diabetes care, education and technology education to your staff or organization to standardize training and improve care outcomes.

Board Certified - Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM®) Credential

Showcase your expertise in skillfully managing complex patient needs and assisting with therapeutic problem-solving.


ADCES Diabetes Prevention Program

Since 2012, ADCES has worked alongside the CDC to scale and sustain the National Diabetes Prevention Program. We’ve trained more than 1000 lifestyle coaches, provided advanced training to help lifestyle coaches enhance their skills, and activated close to 70 National Diabetes Prevention Program sites across 22 states. We’ve provided technical assistance, technology, and trainings to departments of health, health systems and hospital associations, pharmacies and federally-qualified health centers, and DSMES. Learn more about ADCES' work in prevention.

Prevention Training

Lifestyle Coach Training – Online

Advanced Lifestyle Coach Training – Online

Driver Health Over the Long Haul: Increasing Screening, Detection, and Referral into the Diabetes Prevention Program

Running a Successful Diabetes Prevention Program

Strategies To Achieve 5% Weight Loss Goal for the National Diabetes Prevention Program

Prevention Program Tech: DAPS | Data Analysis of Participants System
Cloud-based, HIPAA-compliant data tracking and analysis tool will help you meet the CDC’s Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program Standards with one-click export into CDC-required report format while providing insightful intelligence that boosts your participant outcomes and program success. Explore DAPS.


Program Accreditation with ADCES

The ADCES Diabetes Education Accreditation Program (DEAP) is your partner in demonstrating quality and achieving reimbursement for your diabetes self-management education & support (DSMES) services. ADCES is one of only two National Accrediting Organizations. Our knowledgeable team offers full support to all professionals seeking accreditation and reimbursement for DSMES.

When your program is accredited by ADCES, you become more than just a data point. You are immersed in a community filled with quality coordinators and experienced staff dedicated to supporting you throughout your accreditation journey. Learn more.

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