May 2022 Update: To address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the ability of health professionals pursuing the CDCES credential to accrue practice experience in diabetes care and education (DCE), the CBDCE Board of Directors has approved an extension of the temporary changes to the professional practice requirement relating to DCE for initial certification.  Learn more about what changed in our Pandemic Impact Certification Statement.


CBDCE Scholarship Program:  The window to apply for the 2022 Scholarship Program closed on May 15. Qualified applications will be reviewed and it is anticipated that winners will be notified in June/July. Learn more. See the 2021 scholarship winners.