GILLETTE, WY–Melissa Gorsuch, RN, Campbell County Medical Group (CCMG)
Diabetes Education, received certification as a Diabetes Educator (CDE) from the
National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE).
As part of the Diabetes Education program at
CCMG, Melissa provides diabetes education to help patients successfully self-manage
diabetes and prevent complications. She has worked for Campbell County
Health since 2009.
The CDE is a practice-based certification, requiring applicants to accrue
professional practice experience as part of the certification process:
a minimum of two years of professional practice and a minimum of 1,000
hours providing diabetes education prior to completing a certification
A CDE is a health professional who possesses comprehensive knowledge of
an experience in diabetes management, prediabetes, and diabetes prevention.
A CDE educates and supports people affected by diabetes to understand
and manage the condition. A CDE promotes self-management to achieve individualized
behavioral and treatment goals that optimize health outcomes. Learn more at
Learn more about CCMG’s Diabetes Education program at