What is a CDE®?
A Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)® is a health professional, committed to excellence in diabetes education, who has a sound knowledge base in diabetes care/management and education processes, as well as good communication skills and who has passed the Canadian Diabetes Educator's Certification Board (CDECB) exam.
The certification process for diabetes educators is designed for eligible health professionals who are currently practicing in diabetes education in Canada.
The CDE®/EAD® credential is only valid and authorized for use when the candidate has a full and valid licence to practice as a regulated health care professional.
Confirm CDE® Designation
Use “Confirm CDE® Designation” to determine if a health care professional has a CDE®/EAD® designation.
All health care professionals with a CDE®/EAD® are discoverable through this search engine.
All eligible health professionals licensed within Canada providing diabetes education will obtain the Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE®) designation.
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.