Important Message Regarding Today's (7/19/24) Worldwide Internet Outage:  

CBDCEs testing agency, PSI, is currently experiencing a worldwide systems outage. The root cause is related to an issue with CrowdStrike. CrowdStrike have now rolled back its faulty upgrade profile and provided a recovery procedure. PSI is actively working to recover all the servers to resolve as quickly as possible. If you are scheduled to test today and experience issues, please email with your information and details of your situation.



  • Looking to apply for the CDCES exam? You'll first need to create an account with CBDCE. Click Sign In > New user? Create an account! to begin the process.

  • Renewals for the 2024 year is NOW OPEN. Renew online in your CDCES account. Renewal Handbook for 2024 available - click here to download. 

  • Current CDCESs: We've moved to a new platform  and with that move you'll need to reset your password to access your CDCES portal. Contact for login assistance. 

  • The 2024 CDCES Scholarship Program application window is now closed. For those who applied to the 2024 program, decisions will be made in late July and notifications sent at that time. Learn more here.

  • November 2023 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 moving the temporary changes to the professional practice requirement relating to DCE for initial certification to permanent state.  Learn more about what changed in our Pandemic Impact Certification Statement.