Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists

Education & CE Opportunities

Disease management resources for the nurse practitioner

Our sole focus is to ensure that healthcare professionals are equipped with the knowledge, tools and resources needed to help people with or at risk for diabetes successfully manage their diabetes, prediabetes and related cardiometabolic conditions. Consider joining our community and let us be there for you. 

Continuing education curated for the advanced practitioner

We offer CME/CE for a variety of topics and formats. Our webinars are too many to list but here are some of our certificate programs and online courses that might be interesting to you. Note: Courses in italics are free to ADCES Members.   

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    ADCES22 Annual Conference
    Take four days out of your calendar for a deep dive into all things diabetes care. This August we're in Baltimore and offering plenty of education and opportunities for the advanced practitioner. This is the largest and must-attend event each year for the diabetes care team. Learn more

    ADCES technology website 

    • Brand-specific product listing of BGMs, CGMs, insulin delivery devices, medication delivery devices, and telehealth, software and apps. 
    • Education and training options focused on technology topics and individual devices. 
    • CGM insurance coverage tool.
    • Resources that range from podcasts with experts, to practical tools and patient support. Learn more

    Resources for your Patients and Practice

    We specialize in creating patient handouts on a variety of topics, as well as useful resources for the practitioner, many around the topic of medication affordability.

    Board Certification in Advanced Diabetes Management

    Advanced Diabetes Management Credential

    Practitioners holding the BC-ADM (Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management) credential manage complex patient needs and assist with therapeutic problem-solving. Within scope of licensure, BC-ADMs:

    • Adjust medications
    • Treat and monitor acute and chronic complications and other comorbidities
    • Counsel patients on lifestyle modifications
    • Address psychosocial issues
    • Participate in research and mentoring

    Learn how this advanced-level credential can help you stand out among your peers

    Research Journal and Practice-Focused Magazine

    TSO_Thumbnail  ADCES in Practice 


    Looking for the latest research in DSMES, then The Science of Diabetes Self-Management and Care is your first source. In contrast, ADCES in Practice offers you tips, tools and advice for your practice that you can start implementing right away. Each are published 6 times a year and are only available to ADCES Members.
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