Association of Diabetes Educators


Organizational Information

C/O Singapore Nurses Association SNA House
77 Maude Road
Singapore 208353
Tel +65-90663805

Membership Information

Founded in 1997

184 Members in 2016


25 volunteers

Member of IDF since 2011




ADES is a non-profit organization established in 1997 comprising of a team of trained diabetes nurse educators who are dedicated to provide teaching and counseling on diabetes management to healthcare professionals, people with diabetes, their family members and any individual who is interested in diabetes.


Improving life of people with diabetes through education.
Promoting optimal health and well being for people with diabetes through effective education and counselling.

Main Focus

  • To provide diabetes education and skills training
  • Toact as a consultant for diabetes education and training
  • To provide a platform for diabetes healthcare professionals to network and seek peer support
  • To facilitate opportunities for diabetes educators to participate in community outreach


Accreditation & Certification Board for Certified Diabetes Educators:
The mission of the Association of Diabetes Educator Singapore (ADES) is to set the standard of excellence in the profession of diabetes education. 
Objectives of Certification :
Provide a mechanism to demonstrate professional accomplishment and growth as a validation to self and working organization.
Provide formal recognition of specialty practice and knowledge.
Promote continuing commitment to best practices, current standards and knowledge in diabetes education
Educational Seminars/ Workshops:
The aim is to create platforms for shared learning from various healthcare professionals and keep abreast of latest updates on diabetes treatment and management. 
Community Outreach Events:  
We provide volunteers to conduct education and counseling at community outreach events for example, public health screening and public awareness in conjunction with World Diabetes Day




Young Leaders in Diabetes


Pei represents the Association of Diabetes Educators (Singapore) in the Young Leaders in Diabetes Programme (YLD).

Read more about her and about the YLD programme here

Publications & Newsletters

Download their latest annual report (2012)


Message from the President

Ms Brenda Lim “Association of Diabetes Educators (Singapore) as marked another milestone – being a new member of the International Diabetes Federation in the Western Pacific Region in 2011. That gives our Singapore diabetes educators an edge to network and learn from the healthcare professionals from more than 160 countries that are committed and passionate in the fight against diabetes mellitus.”



Singapore country information


IDF Members in WP