InsulinWorx.com has a mission to offer the best tools for diabetes care. It was created to offer good and understandable dosing tables, but now offers tools to address common issues in diabetes, like educating providers on good dosing styles, teaching patients how to use their insurance and how to get reduced prices for their medications, etc. The site was made to help you help others and we hope it meets your needs.
About the Creator of IW.com
Brian Christensen, FNP, BC-ADM, CDE is a diabetes specialist. He has provided diabetes care for >15 years in both inpatient and outpatient clinic based care for all types of diabetes. He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 19 and both his mom and brother have type 1 diabetes.
Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) – A certification offered by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). Certification qualifications Include:
- 2 years of practice working with diabetes patients
- >1000 hours of face to face diabetes education time
- Pass the CDE certification exam.
CDE’s are typically Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, dietitians & Social Workers.
Board Certified Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM) – A certification in advanced diabetes management for providers by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). Certification qualifications Include:
- 2 years of practice in diabetes care
- >500 hours in face to face diabetes care
- Pass the BC-ADM board exam.