IDEC is recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for its diabetes program. IDEC works collaboratively with Certified Diabetes Educators at the Mercy Diabetes Education Program. Our Team. IDEC employs eight board-certified endocrinologists, as well as a physician assistant and three nurse practitioners. The downtown Erie-based nonprofit stopped offering diabetes education, prevention and disease management services in mid-November, and laid off the last of its paid employees a month earlier….