Registrations for 2016 is  now open: 

For the 2016 CDECB Examination for Initial Certification or Maintenance of CDE designation   CLICK HERE

For maintenance of CDE designation by Credit Portfolio Process  CLICK HERE


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

  2. The Next Examination Date:   Saturday May 28, 2016 

  3. OPEN.  Click Here to Proceed

  4. Obtained your CDE® designation in 2011?  It will expire in 2016.  Click Here  for more information.

  5. Attention 2016 Candidates, please see the 2016 Candidate Page for updated information. 

  6. 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 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.