American Association of Diabetes Educators

American Association of Diabetes Educators

AADE is a multi-disciplinary professional membership organization dedicated to improving diabetes care through education. Their mission is to empower healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills to deliver exceptional diabetes education, management and support. AADE advocates on behalf of diabetes educators and the patients they serve. They also work to ensure the professional growth of their members and promote widespread recognition of the benefits of diabetes education. With more than 13,000 professional members including nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, and others, AADE has a vast network of practitioners involved in the daily treatment of diabetes patients.  


Their Values:

Leadership:   AADE champions and encourages effective leadership in their organization and in their membership. Their projects and initiatives set the direction and the scope of diabetes education, and they lead the community by developing evidence-based guidelines, offering sound educational programs, and promoting outcomes-driven care.

Integrity:   AADE adheres to the highest ethical principles and shares a commitment to excellence in their work and their external relationships.  They respect their members and the individuals they serve, and demonstrate that through their actions, values, and methods.

Diversity:   AADE is committed to cultural and professional diversity. They are an inclusive and collaborative organization, and they strive to meet the needs of their diverse members and their patient populations.

Innovation:   AADE embraces innovation and strategic thinking. They value and promote creativity and flexibility when approaching projects, meeting challenges, and overcoming barriers.

Customer Service:   AADE strives to consistently deliver high-quality service and support for their members and other stakeholders.  They place the needs of the diabetes educator at the center of their products, programs, and activities. 


For more information, visit the AADE Website. 

*Text and images taken from the AADE Website