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Geoff Twigg From Apple Discount Drugs Achieves Certified Diabetes Educator Status

Fruitland – The National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE) announced that Geoff Twigg, Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist at Apple Discount Drugs achieved Certified Diabetes Educator® (CDE®) status by successfully completing the Certification Examination for Diabetes Educators. Candidates must meet rigorous eligibility requirements to be able to take the Examination. Achieving certification status demonstrates to people with diabetes and employers that the health care professional possesses distinct and specialized knowledge, thereby promoting quality of care for people with diabetes. Currently, there are over 16,600 diabetes educators who hold NCBDE certification. “Geoff is a vital to the Apple Drugs team,” said Jeff Sherr, President, Apple Discount Drugs. “This certification adds credibility to his services and counseling to diabetes patients, while bringing additional knowledge to the Diabetes Resource Center from his certification as an Ambulatory Care Pharmacist.” Twigg was certified as an Ambulatory Care Pharmacist in December, 2011. Ambulatory Care Pharmacy practice addresses medication needs, the development of sustained partnerships wit Continue reading >>

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  1. MNSPHARM

    Does anybody has any insight on the job market and the actual practice as a certified diabetic educator? It is not that hard to become one and the pay is decent. But want more information of this job title. Thanks.

  2. Dred Pirate

    MNSPHARM said: ↑
    Does anybody has any insight on the job market and the actual practice as a certified diabetic educator? It is not that hard to become one and the pay is decent. But want more information of this job title. Thanks. are you wanting to change professions to a CDE or be a pharmacist with a specialty in diabetes? (two very different things). I know two CDE's at my hospital - I have no idea what the job market is like but there pay is in the neighborhood or a well paid RN

  3. MNSPHARM

    Dred Pirate said: ↑
    are you wanting to change professions to a CDE or be a pharmacist with a specialty in diabetes? (two very different things). I know two CDE's at my hospital - I have no idea what the job market is like but there pay is in the neighborhood or a well paid RN I want to become a CDE. Although legally, for one to become a CDE ,you have be a pharmacist, RN, PA, etc. I want to make it my second profession ( none dispensing, just educating, lol)

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