The Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) represents a significant professional achievement. Learn how to manage your credential.

Currently Certified

Newly Certified

Congratulations on earning the CDCES credential! Learn how to share the news, connect with CBDCE and other CDCESs, and let others know you are a CDCES! 

Renewals

You must renew every five years. Please make a note that you cannot begin accruing either continuing education activities or renewal practice hours until the January following the date you pass the examination. But, t’s never too early to think about renewing your credential and to put a reminder in your calendar in January of the year your certification expires!

Retired Status

If you're a retiring CDCES, CBDCE would like to thank you for your service to the health care and diabetes community. Stay connected with CBDCE.

Mentorship Program

Being a mentor is personally and professionally rewarding. Consider helping a colleague obtain the DE hours they need to become a CDCES.