Preparing for the Exam?   Please review Section 12 of the Examination Handbook

The CDECB does not endorse any course or educational events related to diabetes care/education, or purporting to be designed to prepare individuals to write the examination. Participation in these educational sessions is not an assurance or guarantee that a passing mark will be achieved on the examination.

Se préparer à l'examen? Veuillez consulter la section 12 du guide de l’examen.

Le conseil canadien d’agrément des éducateurs en diabète n'approuve aucun cours ou événement éducatif lié aux soins / à l'éducation liés au diabète, ni prétendant être conçu pour préparer les personnes à l'examen. La participation à ces séances de formation ne constitue pas une assurance ou une garantie de réussite à l’examen.



 CDECB News for 2019-05-21

    1. Registration for the 2019 CDECB Exam or maintaining your CDE® Designation by Credit Portfolio is now CLOSED

      Registration for the 2020 CDECB Exam will begin in the Fall of 2019.

    2. The date of the next CDECB Exam is  May 25, 2019.    You may wish to review the examination handbook for further details.  Click Here for more information.

    3. Attention 2019 Candidates, please see the 2019 Candidate Page for updated information.    

    4. Congratulations to the 2018 Recipient of the Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board’s Award of Excellence and Dedication - Kim Twyman.  To continue reading, please Click Here.

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

    6. New Independent Health Opportunities for CDE’s including the Blue Cross Program for CDE's  - for more information please  Click Here  

    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

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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 are able to 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.