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  1. To review the Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board Award of Excellence and Dedication  presentation, please  Click Here

  2. The date of the 2017 Exam is May 27, 2017.  Deadline for applications is February 1, 2017.

  3. Attention 2017 Candidates, please see the 2017 Candidate Page for updated information.

  4. New Independent Health Opportunities for CDE’s - for more information please  Click Here 

  5. Registration for the 2017 CDECB Exam or Maintaining your CDE Designation by Credit Portfolio is now CLOSED.

  6. Obtained your CDE® designation in 2012?  It will expire in 2017.  Click Here  for more information.

  7. All CDE's have an online CDECB Account.  You can now change your contact information by logging into your CDECB Account.  To login please click here

Are You interested in becoming a CDE?    

Find out how by clicking here!


Our Mission

The Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification   Board (CDECB) is responsible for the development and administration of the certification program for Certified Diabetes Educators in Canada. It is independent and separate from all other diabetes related organizations and associations.

VISION:  All eligible health professionals licensed within Canada providing diabetes education will obtain the Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) designation.

MISSION: To provide a process whereby eligible health professionals can become Certified Diabetes Educators, and maintain their certification upon meeting the requirements as set out by the Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board.

CDE® and EAD® are registered marks of the Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board. The use of these marks is under licence.