Frequently Asked Questions

Credit Portfolio

Where do I claim credit for Diabetes Canada’s “22 Minute Take Away”?

Certified Diabetes Educators may claim credit for Diabetes Canada’s 22 Minute Take Away in the Credit Portfolio Program under 2C: Web Based Learning events. CDECB recognizes some of the 22 Minute Take Away may not be an entire 30 minutes in length however the CDE may claim credit provided each presentation, fulfills the listed criteria/requirements …

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The Word or PDF forms are not working properly.

Try using the forms on a up-to-date computer. The forms features may not work on older technology.

I attended Diabetes Canada’s virtual conference in 2020 or 2021. What category does this fall under?

This can be claimed under 2A: Short Term Learning Events of more than 4 hours because it is Diabetes Canada Conference. All other virtual conferences are considered 2C: Web Based Learning Events.

What competencies should I use?

The competencies associated with the Handbook/How to Guide you are utilizing.

Because of COVID-19 will I still need 250 credits to complete my portfolio?

Yes, you will require the minimum submission of 250 acceptable credits to complete your Credit Portfolio.  There are many options available to collect credits. Please refer to the Credit Portfolio Handbook at

Guides and Handbooks


Credit Portfolio Handbook

Access all documentation and forms.


Credit Portfolio How-to Guide

Access all documentation and forms.

Registration for the 2024 CDECB Exam and submission of Credit Portfolio is open.   Deadline is February 1, 2024.

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