Diabetes Blogs and Web Stuff

Grand Rounds Coming HERE Next Week

Hello, medical bloggers, friends, and readers. That weekly compilation of happenings in the health care blogosphere that we affectionately call “Grand Rounds” will be hosted here at DiabetesMine.com next Tuesday. Pre-Rounds is a new series of interviews with the host bloggers, published on Medscape.com. Check out mine HERE (requires login.)
In keeping with the September tradition of “Back-to-School,” I’d like us to take the opportunity to celebrate education. That is, theme of the week will…

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Notice Anything New?

Check out my new blog Category over on the left — Interviewed! — in which I’ve compiled all the recent chats I’ve posted with great diabetes and blogging minds. And also a new addition to my “Sponsored Links” section in the right-hand margin, in which a new advertiser and I are taking each other for a test drive. No major layout re-haul, but enough to feel a bit like a Fall rebirth over here at…

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Blog Syndication, Ethics, and All That Jazz

– Announcements, Announcements, Announcements –
* First, an update on the blog plagiarism situation. The idiots at that wholly unethical site are still stealing my stuff, but are now under official investigation by the Google AdSense team, so at least there’s a chance their revenue stream will be cut off soon. Want to know how stupid they are? They even lifted my posts complaining about their blog plagiarism. I think it’s an automated content swiping…

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Lonely? Try Prescription4Love

Here I’ve been diving deep into the issues of partners, possibly neglecting all the single PWDs out there and their particular challenges. Well, today I found this: “Singles with special health conditions find cure for loneliness at Prescription4Love.com”
For real. It’s an Internet dating service that helps connect people with “special conditions” seeking companionship, including diabetes, cancer, STDs, hepatitis, impotence or a physical disability.
Here’s how they describe themselves: “Honesty and integrity are hallmarks at…

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Bundle of Contradictions

This phrase, which happens to be the name of a new diabetes blog by Nic (welcome her here!), lodged squarely in my mind this morning as I read reaction to the latest NY Times article on diabetes (children and diets). WtF? After that hard-hitting series in this very same publication by N.R. Kleinfeld, we’ve suddenly got an experienced NYT health writer waving a dismissive hand at all the “hysterical rhetoric” about children and diabetes.
The…

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