Diabetes Educator Course Resources & Articles

Live Seminar Preparation Essentials: 

    • Bonus Online Courses: included in your live seminar registration are 11 Online Bonus Courses through the Diabetes Education Services Online University. You should receive an enrollment email after purchasing the course with instructions on how to login to the Online University and get started!from NCBDE Handbook, to review the content outline of the exam.
    • PreTest: Diabetes Educator Course 100 Question Practice Test 2018 – please be sure to take this test before the live seminar either online or this paper version! The online version is available through your Online University “Preparing for the CDE® Exam” course, in your enrolled courses on your dashboard. 
    • Download our FREE CDE Coach App
    • The NCBDE handbook provides a complete review of exam qualifications and details.

ADA Standards of Care 2019 – This yearly publication by the American Diabetes Association outlines the goals of care for diabetes management. Since it is evidenced based, it includes a useful summary of the trials and research that the goals are based on. A must read if you are entering the diabetes field or preparing to take the CDE® or BC-ADM Exam.


Resources From Beverly

Medication Summary Sheets and Study Tools – provides a complete summary of the class, action, dosing ranges, considerations and side effects. Helpful for your clinical practice and as a study tool.

Resources from Heather – Self-Care for Diabetes Educators

Mindfulness and Self Compassion FREE Webinar – Led by Heather Nielsen on October 3, 2018 at 11:30.  Register Today, space ls limited.

Assessment Tools

Resources From Dana – Nutrition Related Information

Plant Based Resources for your own information

Bionic Pancreas Workshop – Resource Articles

Bionic Pancreas – Insulin Pump and Sensors Workshop Handout – 2018 by Dana Armstrong, RD, CDE

Insulin Pumps and Sensors Articles

Consumer Guides to Insulin Pumps – Concise comparison of the features of various pumps

Rate of Change – an article that provides useful info on insulin pump rate calculations

Other Related Resources

  • Flash Mob Steps
  • Diabetes Meds on a Budget  » this article by Beverly Thomassian, provides practical and affordable strategies to manage hyperglycemia when funds are limited.
  • Diabetes Detectives Finding Uncommon Conditions » This article authored by Beverly Thomassian, RN, MPH, CDE®, BC-ADM, provides health care professionals with strategies to detect common, yet often underdiagnosed, complications associated with hyperglycemia and diabetes. It also describes how medications, organ transplants, and chronic illnesses can cause hyperglycemia.
  • Diabetes Mellitus and Metabolic Syndrome » This chapter authored by Beverly Thomassian, RN, MPH, CDE®, BC-ADM, originally appeared in Cardiac Nursing Textbook, 6th Ed, 2009, published by Wolters Kluwer and Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

Inpatient Forms from Lonnie Vaughn

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*Certified Diabetes Educator® and CDE® are registered marks owned by NCBDE. The use of DES products do not guarantee successful passage of the CDE® exam. NCBDE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDE® exam, except for those published by NCBDE.”