Taiwanese Association of Diabetes Educators


Organizational Information

4F   -1    No.42  -  Sec. 1
Minsheng East Road - Zhongshan District
R.O.C. 1044 Taipei
Tel +886-2-25603118 
Website: www.tade.org.tw

Membership Information

Founded in 1996

8284 Members in 2014


7 employees 

Member of IDF since 2009





Taiwanese Association of Diabetes Educators (TADE) was founded in March of 1996. Professor Juei-Hsiang Lin served as the 1st president and is the Honorary President at present. Membersinclude physicians, registered nurses, registered dieticians, registered pharmacists, social workers and other professions.
The goals of the Association are to enhance updated knowledge, build up necessary skills, and integrate with other healthcare professionals to provide the best diabetes care possible. In addition, with the cooperation of other professional associations to promote health educator and courses review system, TADE intends to improve diabetes control effect of patients and decrease the occurrence of complications so that the social cost can be retrenched, and patient’s and the family’s quality of life can be improved.
TADE conducts various educational courses, examinations and CDE internship regularly. TADE also assists various hospitals and clinics to establish diabetes health care institutions, and continue to implement the appraisal of project by the Department of Health, Executive Yuan. 



Main Focus

  • To develop and organize education materials, training activities, recognition program for diabetes educators and accreditation of diabetes teams  
  • To facilitate and ensure the development of related resources for general and specific needs of diabetes care  
  • To improve the general outcome of diabetes patients and decrease the social-economic burden from diabetes  


To promote diabetes awareness and World Diabetes Day in Taiwan, TADE has hosted a series of events such as the 90-year anniversary for Insulin Seminar, press conferences, academic symposium, WDD festivao-, Global diabetes walk, fairs and health screening activities.  (see www.tade.org.tw/images/2012wdd.jpg)

A monument light and a UN WDD festival are to be held in Chia-Yi City at North West Taiwan on November 10th.

In 2012, TADE organized a lot of health education activities.


Young Leaders in Diabetes

Lin represents the Diabetes Association of Taiwan 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) and read their newsletter


Message from the President

Dr Yu Neng Chun "Self-management support is one of the essential parts of diabetes education and care, TADE has supported the health care professionals and health care system to organized hundreds of diabetes teams in Taiwan. We would like to learn and share the experience with all association members, by supporting from each other, hopefully every diabetes individual can get adequate self-management and disease-management in living with diabetes."


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