I want to be a person who helps people manage their diabetes whats this called?
I have diabetes and I want to be one of the helpful people who helped me. They helped me plan meals and understand my diabetes and everything. What would I have to do, school wise, and would I be allowed to since I HAVE diabetes? And I can't think of what the professional title of the job is...I just call mine my diabetes counselor but idk if thats the real title. Any help is appreicated! Thanks!
Asked By: cruisecrazy - 11/22/2008
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The official certification is a "CDE" -- Certified Diabetes Educator... More
Answered By: kridgeway3 - 11/22/2008
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Answered By: pretty girl - 11/22/2008
Answered By: Robby - 11/22/2008
Extramural nurse. take nursing.
Answered By: justin c - 11/22/2008
They are called a Diabetes consultant or a Diabetes dietitian. I want to be the same thing! it only takes about 4 years of schooling, plus some classes to review and or get educated on a new program, or tool. You would be a wonderful dietitian, you could relate to the person you are teaching or helping, it will make... More
Answered By: Pretty_Girly101 - 11/22/2008
In the hospital I work at we have a lady whos title is "diabetic educator" she is an RN. I dont think you have to be anything specific to teach this you would just have to go to meetings and siminars to keep up to date on new break throughs which as a diabetic Im sure you know there are many every week.
Answered By: ky_ b - 11/22/2008
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Answered By: palemalefriend - 11/22/2008
You could train to be a dietitian like I am, or you could train as a nurse and do your diabetes specialist nurse training after wards... More
Answered By: kiwihelen70 - 11/22/2008
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Answered By: T-REX Mermaid - 11/22/2008
It is called a Diabetic Trainer, or Diabetic Consultant. They are almost alwasy registered nurses. This is usually required by law, or in some state hospital policy.
Answered By: Gary B - 11/22/2008
Start now - go out and tell everyone you know what you have learned. Go to your community college, or adult education classes from your school board and present your presentation to them... More
Answered By: LABL - 11/22/2008
The specific type of doctor is called an endocriniologist.
Answered By: Anne O - 11/22/2008
a health disease expert
Answered By: canesr0ck - 11/23/2008
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