The Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board


Find a CDE® in Your Community

Use our “Find a CDE®” tool to access a CDE® in your local community. Only CDE®s participating in this program will be shown.

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What is a CDE®?

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.

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.


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.

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