Education & CE Opportunities


Immerse yourself into the world of diabetes education. Explore the fundamentals of diabetes self-management education through case studies, interactive discussions and hands-on activities with other healthcare professionals while earning up to 25 CE.

The goal of CORE Concepts is to illustrate clinical management and diabetes self-management education tools that are most appropriate for assuring successful outcomes to the ADCES7 Self-Care Behaviors™.

It is recommended that participants have one to two years' experience in diabetes education. 

Are you an ADCES member? Scholarships are available for this course. Learn more.

What to expect:

  • Compare and contrast the natural history and pathophysiology of prediabetes, type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes
  • Discuss strategies to promote healthy eating for persons with diabetes and at risk of diabetes
  • Explore approaches to being active for persons with diabetes or at risk of diabetes
  • Discuss types, tools, frequency and targets of monitoring for persons with diabetes.
  • Explain techniques for promoting safe medication use in persons with diabetes
  • Identify tactics to promote healthy coping for persons with diabetes
  • Integrate approaches to reduce health risks in individuals with diabetes
  • Use an interactive learning environment to assimilate new knowledge and skills
  • Receive access to online CDCES exam test-taking strategies module, study materials and CDCES exam practice questions

Are you an ADCES member? Scholarships are available. Learn more.

2023 schedule

November 2-3
Chicago, IL


  Early Bird Rate  Onsite Rate
Member   $595


Nonmember   $795  $895


Important Course Information

  • Cancellation Policy

  • Transferring from Live CORE Concepts ® to CORE Concepts ® Online

*The use of ADCES products does not guarantee successful passage of the CDCES (formly CDE®) exam. CDCES is owned by CBDCE. CBDCE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES exam.

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