Meet the Diabetes Education Team

 

A Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) is a licensed health care professional who specializes in helping people
with diabetes and pre diabetes
learn how to manage their condition.

Certified Diabetes Educators can:

  • Empower and assist patients to make lifestyle and healthy self-care changes
  • Train patients and caregivers to use diabetes devices, (e.g. blood glucose meters, insulin pens and pumps)
  • Teach problem-solving strategies and skills to help people with diabetes live healthy, active lifestyles
  • Provide personalized nutrition education
  • Work with physicians and other members of your health care team to help manage medication regimens
  • Help you develop emotional coping skills