What is a credentialed diabetes nurse educator?
A CDE is a health professional who is committed to the provision and excellence of quality, evidence-based diabetes education, care and management. A Diabetes Nurse educator has specialist knowledge in caring for and managing all types of Diabetes. Our focus is helping people to live well with their diabetes.
Diabetes Educators apply knowledge of best practice treatment, management and care of people with diabetes. They teach self-management skills, interventions and techniques to improve outcomes for people with diabetes. A CDE applies principles to contribute to the safe, effective and efficient delivery of diabetes services that support successful self-management and advocate for best practice.