Diabetes Educator educates patients on the necessary lifestyle changes involved in a diabetes diagnosis, including nutrition, medication, physical activity and glucose testing. Collects patient data to monitor health status and proactively manage the patient's condition. Being a Diabetes Educator requires a bachelor's degree. Requires RN license. Additionally, Diabetes Educator typically required to be a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE). Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Diabetes Educator occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. To be a Diabetes Educator typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience.