Diabetes Educator Practice Tools & Resources

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Practice Documents


Practice DocumentsAADE’s practice documents inform and support the practice of diabetes education. They include official documents such as position statements, guidelines for practice, white papers, technical papers, and any other document that articulates AADE's views and mission, reflects the current evidence and standards of diabetes care, supports the AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors™ framework, and provides technical guidance to practitioners.

Diabetes Education Accreditation Program

AADE strives to offer diabetes educators in all settings (including, but not limited to: physician offices, medical clinics, pharmacies, hospital outpatients, public health departments, and community centers) with a way to ensure that they are offering their patients comprehensive, effective diabetes self-management education and to achieve accreditation for their efforts.

AADE7™ System

AADE is committed to enhancing your ability to help patients with diabetes identify barriers, facilitate problem-solving, and develop skills to live healthier, more productive lives. As part of this commitment, we are pleased to announce the release of the AADE7™ System,  a robust online software package for diabetes educators.

Provider Information and Referrals

Provider Referrals
As the number of people with diabetes increases, the demands on your time and practice will continue to escalate. Learn more about how and why to work with a diabetes educator. 

Ask the Reimbursement
Expert

Ask the Reimbursement Expert

Do you have a concern about Medicare reimbursement or need answers on private payor coverage? AADE’s 'Reimbursement Expert' provides answers to your specific questions.

Entrepreneurial Diabetes Educator

Entrepreneurial Diabetes Educator

An increasing number of diabetes educators are developing their entrepreneurial skills and creating new opportunities to reach people with diabetes. These tools and materials help to support your success.

Favorably Reviewed

The AADE Favorably Reviewed evaluation process is designed to evaluate, critique and improve educational products and materials targeting patients. Since 1997, health professionals, healthcare media, medical companies and diabetes organizations have used our evaluation process to enhance the quality and accuracy of their diabetes educational materials. Health professionals and patients use the AADE Favorably Reviewed logo to find products and information that they can trust.

Diabetes Prevention Program

Since the fall of 2012, AADE has been working as a grantee of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to increase access to the National Diabetes Prevention Program and make participation in the program a reimbursable benefit. The National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is an evidence-based lifestyle change program which has been demonstrated to delay or prevent the development of type 2 diabetes among people at high risk.

BC-ADM Certification

BC-ADM Certification

Get recognized for the expert you are in the field of diabetes education.

What is a Diabetes Educator Video

Diabetes Educator Video

Watch our short video to find out more about the role of diabetes educators:
Sexuality and Diabetes Tip Sheet

Patient Tip Sheets

Diabetes is a complex disease, so we've created patient tip sheets to help you navigate the surrounding issues.