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DiabetesEd Specialist Conference | Sacramento, CA - April 14-16, 2021 |  Earn 38 CEs

DiabetesEd Specialist Conference | Sacramento, CA - April 14-16, 2021 | Earn 38 CEs

$ 599.00

DiabetesEd Specialist Conference
“More than a course, it’s an experience!”

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we rescheduled this Conference to April 2021. If you would like to join our DiabetesEd Specialist Virtual Program that starts April 7, 2020, click here.

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Come join us at our, DiabetesEd Specialist Conference in sunny Sacramento, CA. Whether you are new to diabetes or a seasoned expert, you’ll leave our live seminar with the latest research plus teaching tools you can immediately apply to your clinical practice.

Beverly Thomassian and her teaching team translate the complex science of diabetes into understandable terms while keeping it real, practical and fun.

Dates: April 14-16, 2021

Friend Discount: 2 or more only $519 per person. Just enter the name of the person(s) registering with you in the note section at checkout and the discount code SacramentoGroup.

Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton, Riverfront Promenade, Sacramento, CA 

To place your reservation you can either:

  • Register online by clicking here.
  • Or go to and make a reservation using the group/convention code: DEC.
  • Call (916) 326-5000 and let the Front Desk Agent know you would like to make a reservation under the Diabetes Educator Course discounted rate with code DEC.

Please keep in mind that all reservations must be in by: March 23, 2021.

Time: The course is Wednesday through Friday. Join us for breakfast at 7:00 a.m. each day. The class begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday (Free Networking and Pump Demo Workshop after course) and Thursday and at 12:00 p.m. on Friday.

Who should attend? Health care professionals interested in taking the CDCES (formerly known as the CDE) or BC-ADM exam or those seeking a state of the art review of current diabetes care. We also invite those in looking for hours to renew or apply for the CDCES or BC-ADM exam.
Team of Experts: Our team of expert faculty has been fine-tuning this course for over 20 years and we know what you need to succeed! 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!
Registration Fee includes:
  • 3 Days: of critical information delivered by passionate speakers in an engaging and fun format!
  • 24 CEs: earned at the Live Seminar
  • 11 Bonus Online Courses, Earn 14 CEs: As a course attendee, you automatically receive a bonus online course bundle of 13 online courses worth valued over $179. Coach Beverly carefully chose each of these courses based on student feedback on which content best helped them succeed at the CDCES Exam and in their clinical practice. You will be given instruction after you purchase the course on how to enroll in our Online University and get started! 
  • Additional: 100+ page syllabus, healthy breakfast all days, gourmet lunch both days and refreshments. Plus, CE certificates and a fun and engaging learning environment.

Diabetes Educator Course Topics Include:

  • Current State of Diabetes ADA Standards of Care
  • Person-Centered Care for Type 1, Type 2, LADA, GDM
  • Medical Evaluation, Risk Identification
  • Diabetes Prevention
  • Glycemic Targets Across the Lifespan
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Landmark Studies
  • Medications for Type 2
  • Pharmacology Algorithms - AACE and ADA
  • Cardiovascular Monitoring and Management
  • Getting Active
  • Assessing and Supporting Coping Skills
  • Insulin - The Ultimate Hormone Replacement Therapy 
  • Insulin Pattern Management and Dosing Strategies
  • Sick Days, Monitoring Hospitalization and Lower Extremities
  • Diabetes Tools for the Visually Impaired
  • Microvascular Disease - Screening Guidelines and Risk Reduction
  • Promoting Behavior Change - Flourishing with Diabetes
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy 
  • Meal Planning - Hot to Eat by the Numbers
  • Adjusting Meal Planning based on individual assessment
  • Diabetes & Technology

Our new technology course prepares diabetes educators for advanced and distinct knowledge in the use of technology. This knowledge will provide new opportunities to advance your career while improving diabetes outcomes.

AccreditationDiabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), Provider DI002. Since these programs are approved by the CDR it satisfies the CE requirements for the CDCES regardless of your profession.*  

The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the CDCES exam. CBDCE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES exam, except for those published by CBDCE.

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