The Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA), formed in 1981, is Australia’s leading organisation for diabetes care and education. Our members are healthcare professionals who are committed to providing evidence-based best practice diabetes education to ensure optimal health and wellbeing for all people affected by, and at risk of, diabetes. Diabetes education is a specialty field of health care practice. ADEA offers professional recognition and development programs to support diabetes educators working toward achieving and maintaining Credentialled Diabetes Educator® (CDE) status through a credentialling program. ADEA also support our members and communities through events, resources and learning.