About Us

About DCE


Diabetes Care and Education (DCE) is a practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 

As leaders in the healthcare community, DCE members make positive contributions for people with diabetes and their families, the DCE membership, healthcare providers, other professional organizations and industry partners.


Academy Vision

A world where all people thrive through the transformative power of food and nutrition.

Academy Mission

Accelerate improvements in global health and well-being through food and nutrition.


DCE Vision

A world where all people affected by diabetes thrive.

DCE Mission

Optimizing the prevention and management of diabetes through person-centered care, including nutrition and collaborative partnerships.


Strategic Priority Areas

  1. Provide the tools, resources, and support to all RDNs and NDTRs to empower them to become competent providers and leaders in diabetes nutrition
  2. Work to create and increase confidence in RDNs and NDTRs to assert their knowledge and expertise when working with all people affected by diabetes
  3. Develop volunteers to be leaders within the organization and the profession in order to advance RDNs and NDTRs as the nutrition and dietetics experts when treating pre-diabetes, diabetes, and complications associated with diabetes
  4. Focus on collaborative partnerships to further the mission and vision of DCE through community engagement, public policy and legislative initiatives, clinical care, and research 

Join these leaders by becoming a member and volunteering.