Diabetes Education Services Live Seminars

“Not just a Course – It’s an Experience”

Whether you are new to diabetes or a seasoned expert, you’ll leave our live seminars with the latest research plus teaching tools  you can immediately apply to your clinical practice. Beverly and her teaching team translate the complex science of diabetes into understandable terms, while keeping it real, practical and fun.

Diabetes Educator Course – Earn 35+ accredited CEs

Join Us in San Diego, CA – Sept 2019

  • Achieve Success at the CDE®*

  •  Coach Beverly Thomassian and Team – Combine knowledge, expertise, and heart

  • Ongoing Support and Personal Attention

  • Location, Location, Location – makes for a fabulous vacation!

  • Excellent Course Content and Agenda 

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What is the Diabetes Educator Course?

If you are interested in taking the CDE® exam or are seeking a state of the art review of current diabetes care, this course is for you. Our team of expert faculty has been fine-tuning this course for over fifteen years, and we know what you need. In addition to informative lectures, we also use group activities and case studies to highlight the essential knowledge, skills, and strategies needed to succeed in diabetes education today!

Earn 35+ CEs – Diabetes Educator Course Topics Include:

  • Type 1 and 2 Diabetes – More than hyperglycemia
  • Insulin – the Ultimate Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Pattern Management
  • Medications for Type 2 Diabetes – From Famine to Feast
  • Healthy Coping and Successful Diabetes Education
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Complications and Goals of Care – Instilling Hope
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy – How to Eat By the Numbers
  • Exercise – Turning Exhaustion into Endurance
  • From Hypo to Hyperglycemia – Causes and Treatment
  • Diabetes Across the Lifespan- Kids, Pregnancy and Elderly

Please note we do offer Group Discounts for our Live Seminars. For 2 or more attendees in your group, you will receive a discounted rate of $519 per person.

Diabetes Educator Course Agenda

What else is included: 

  • Earn a total of 35+ CEs, 21 during the live seminar and 13.35 from our online bonus courses.
  • Receive 12 online courses worth 13.35 CEs, a value of $159. Coach Beverly carefully chose each of these courses based on student feedback on which content best helped them succeed at the CDE®* Exam and in their clinical practice.
  • 100+ page syllabus.
  • Healthy breakfast each morning, gourmet lunches,  CE certificates, beautiful location, and an engaging environment.

Even if you aren’t quite ready to take the exam or you already are a CDE®, this course offers so much clinical and practical wisdom, it will benefit you in your daily practice. We promise to keep it real and fun! Through lecture, group activities and case studies, our instructors will highlight the critical knowledge, skills, and strategies needed to increase your confidence in taking the CDE® exam and succeed in diabetes education today. There are no prerequisites to attend this seminar. You decide what seminar or online course is right for you based on your current level of knowledge and your professional goals. We also invite you to read the testimonials from our seminar graduates to hear what your colleagues are saying.

The 12 Bonus Online Courses

  • Test Taking Toolkit – includes THREE courses with over 200+ practice questions and Diabetes & Language course for 0.5 CEs
  • Pattern Management Gone Crazy
  • Meds Management for Type 2
  • Hyperglycemic Crisis
  • Setting Up a Successful Diabetes Program
  • Hospital & Hyperglycemia
  • Women and Diabetes
  • Tots to Teens
  • Older Adults and Diabetes
  • Diabetes Standards of Care

Can’t make it to our Live Seminar?

That’s okay! Coach Beverly Thomassian offers an array of online courses to help you earn your CEs, remain up to date on Diabetes Knowledge and prepare for the CDE®  Each online course comes with an On Demand video presentation, podcast and practice test to help you achieve your goals. Check out our most popular courses:

CDE® Prep Bundle – Levels 1, 2, 3 – 35+ CEs

Test Taking Toolkit

1-Year Subscription to the entire course catalog – 50+ CEs


Our two and a half day level 2 program is designed for health care professionals (NPs, PAs, RDs, PharmDs, RNs, Case Managers, Social Workers,) who are considering take the CDE® exam.This program is approved for 21 Contact Hours for nurses and CA Pharmacists and 18 CPE, Level III for RDs. Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 12640 and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), Provider # DI002. Need hours for your CDE®? We have great news. This program is accredited by the CDR so all hours of instruction can be used to renew your CDE®regardless of your profession. **

All of our courses are accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12640 and the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) DI002. Since we are recognized by CDR, all hours earned can be used toward CDE®, regardless of profession.

*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.”

**To satisfy the requirement for renewal of certification by continuing education for the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE), continuing education activities must be applicable to diabetes and approved by a provider on the NCBDE List of Recognized Providers (www.ncbde.org). NCBDE does not approve continuing education. Diabetes Education Services is accredited/approved by the Commission of Dietetic Registration which is on the list of NCBDE Recognized Providers.”