CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Social Health and Diabetes 2019; 07(01): 003-005
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1683464
Review Article
Novo Nordisk Education Foundation

Certified Diabetes Educator: An Important Aid in Improving Patient Care in Diabetes

Ameya Joshi
1  Department of Endocrinology, Bhaktivedanta Hospital and INDEAN Clinics Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
R. D. Sana N. Shaikh
2  Nutritionist and Diabetes Educator, INDEAN Clinics Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Publication History

Received: 21 November 2018

Accepted: 21 November 2018

Publication Date:
28 June 2019 (online)


Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease in which education plays a vital part. However, in India that is overburdened with diabetes has short of diabetes educators. Care for diabetes is limited by the adverse physician-to-patient ratio and lack of trained paramedical personnel. The following review focuses on role of diabetes educators in diabetes care and their current status in India.