Diabetes Educator

Susan Smith, Ph.D

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Canada, Ph.D. Physical Education
& Sport Studies/Sport Psychology

San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
M.A. Physical Education / Sport Psychology
B.A. Recreation Administration / Psychology

Certified Diabetes Educator

American Association of Diabetes Educators


Susan Smith, Ph.D


A Certified Diabetes Educator is a health professional who possesses comprehensive knowledge of and experience in prediabetes, diabetes prevention, and management.  The educator educates and supports people affected by diabetes to understand and manage the condition. A CDE promotes self-management to achieve individualized behavioral and treatment goals that optimize health outcomes. www.ncbde.org