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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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Blood glucose self-monitoring is one of the keys to diabetes control. Here are the tools you need to carry out this task.

Perfectionism: An Impossible Goal in Diabetes Management
Striving for good self-care is important, but perfectionism can make diabetes care — and life — more difficult.

Recipes for Spring
Enjoy recipes for Baked salmon on beet greens, Tofu and snow pea slaw, Radish and cucumber salad, Spinach pinwheels, Beet salad with citrus dressing, and Stuffed berries.

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