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CDE

Abbreviation for Certified Diabetes Educator, a title ensuring that a given health professional has received special training in diabetes treatment and education. To qualify as a Certified Diabetes Educator, or CDE, a health professional must have completed at least 2,000 hours of hands-on diabetes education and pass an examination given by the National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators. The exam covers a wide range of current knowledge in diabetes treatment and education. Generally, Certified Diabetes Educators are health-care professionals such as nurses (RN), dietitians (RD), or pharmacists (RPh).

 

 

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