Effective April 1, 2021: 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 temporary changes to the professional practice requirement relating to DCE for initial certification.  Learn more about what changed in our Pandemic Impact Certification Statement.

Effective May 31, 2021: The application window for the CBDCE new scholarship program established to support health professionals in their journey and diversity in the CDCES certificant pool is now closed. For those who applied, your application will be reviewed in June/July and it is anticipated that scholarship winners will be announced will be announced in July. Learn more.