Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
Diabetes educators teach about nutrition, exercise, medicine, blood sugar monitoring, and emotional adjustment to diabetes. They work in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, doctor's offices, nursing homes, and neighborhood clinics. They may teach people in groups or individually.
Certified diabetes educators (CDEs) are licensed in their professional fields in the states in which they practice. Most are certified by the National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators. Certification is voluntary.
eMedicineHealth Medical Reference from Healthwise
To learn more visit Healthwise.org
- Early Care for Your Premature Baby
- What to Eat When You Have Cancer
- When to Take More Pain Medication