Welcome to the Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education (CBDCE)

formerly known as the National Certification Board
for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE)

As we transition to the new organization name and credential title, here is some helpful information on the new specialty name and certification designation:

As a current CDE, what do these changes mean?
We strongly encourage you to move from using ‘Certified Diabetes Educator” or “CDE’ to ‘Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist’ or ‘CDCES’. The certification verification document has been updated to reflect the transition to the new designation. When you renew your credential, you’ll automatically receive a certificate and wallet card that identifies you under the new CDCES certification title. We are reviewing a plan to offer a discounted price for individuals who are interested in a new certificate without having to wait until they are up for renewal. Additional information will be forthcoming.

To become a CDCES, click here to learn more.


CBDCELogo_fullcolor"This year kicks off an incredible time
of transition for  Certified Diabetes
Care and Education Specialists! 

We all know that the work we do is so much more than education alone. We provide  specialized care  for people with or at risk for diabetes and we do it well.  "

Jasmine Gonzalvo  PharmD, CDCES, BCPS, BC-ADM, LDE, FADCES
2020 Board Chair

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