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re: [IP] How do I become a CDE or . . . .



i saw the following on the childrenwithdiabetes site:

 C.D.E. (Certified Diabetes Educator)
          A health professional who is certified by the National
Certification Board for Diabetes Educators to teach  people with
diabetes how to manage their condition. The criteria to obtain this
certification include:

             1.a degree in the health professions such as R.N.
(nursing), M.D. or D.O. (physicians), R.D.  (dietitians), R.Ph. or
Pharm.D. (pharmacists), M.S.W. (social workers), and others.
             2.at least two years' experience in diabetes education.
             3.successful completion of a comprehensive examination
covering the field.

          Certified Diabetes Educators must be recredentialed every 5
years.

          Visit the American Association of Diabetes Educators website
to learn more about diabetes education.
          You may also visit the National Certification Board for
Diabetes Educators website to learn more about the Certification
process.

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