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Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, including over 107,000 credentialed practitioners, and is committed to improving the nation's health and advance the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy. The Academy works to provide reliable and evidence-based nutrition information to the public, accredit undergraduate and graduate programs, credential dietetic professionals, advocate for public policy, publish a peer-reviewed journal, and fund research, public education, and scholarships.

The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES) is an interprofessional membership organization dedicated to improving prediabetes, diabetes and cardiometabolic care through innovative education, management and support. With more than 12,000 professional members including nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, and others, ADCES has a vast network of practitioners working to optimize care and reduce complications.

ADCES Mission: Empower diabetes care and education specialists to expand the horizons of innovative education, management and support.

With substantial alignment between the respective missions of the Academy and ADCES, our alliance leverages resources and activities to maximize the reach, scope and impact of programs and services. Examples include the development of educational, scientific or clinical sessions; educational materials to support evidence-based approaches to the prevention and treatment of obesity, nutritional disorders and related conditions; and joint policy statements, consensus statements, technical reviews, standards of practice and descriptors of best scientific and clinical practices related to the prevention or treatment of obesity, nutritional disorders and related conditions.

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Members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics receive exciting benefits including complimentary continuing professional education opportunities, discounts on events and products in, invitations to exclusive members-only events and more!