Advancing Your Career in Diabetes Education

Your Diabetes Career Path - Where are You?

Level 1 - Getting Started in Diabetes

I want to get started in the field of diabetes and currently.....

  • I am a health care professional not working in the diabetes field
  • I just started working in the field of diabetes education.
  • I want to work toward becoming a Certified Diabetes Educator

Welcome. You are joining a growing number of caring health care professionals participating in the rapidly expanding field of diabetes education.

Read more about the steps involved in entering the field of diabetes education.

We offer a variety of courses and resources to help you reach your goal.


Level 2 - Professional

My goal is to become a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) within the next year...

  • I am a nurse, dietitian, pharmacist or other health care professional.
  • I currently provide diabetes education to patients.

Welcome. With the growing diabetes epidemic, there is an increasing need for certified diabetes educators. Read more about the steps involved in becoming a diabetes educator.

We offer a variety of online courses and live seminars to help you reach your goal.


Level 3 - Ready to Take CDE Exam Now

My goal is to pass the Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) in the next few months.

  • I am a nurse, dietitian, pharmacist or other health care professional who has registered to take the CDE exam in the next few months.
  • I currently provide diabetes education to patients.

We offer a variety of online courses and live seminars to help you reach your goal.


Level 4 - Expert

I am an Advanced Level Health Care Diabetes Professional and my goal is to...

  • Achieve Board Certification in Advanced Diabetes Management
  • Continue to increase my knowledge of advanced level diabetes care.

Welcome. With the anticipated changes to health care delivery, there will be a need for Advanced Practice Professionals to provide diabetes care and management. Read more about the steps involved in becoming Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management.

We offer a variety of online courses and live seminars to help you reach your goal.


Thank you for your interest. If you have any questions that are not answered here, please feel free to contact us!

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