Diabetes Blogs and Web Stuff

Diabetes Web Update No. 16; The Patient Carnival

Actually I’ve lost count, but 16 sounded good. Anyway, check out another new diabetes blog by a doctor at JJS Diabetes: Dr. John J. Schelmet from New Jersey has the unique idea of maintaining a blog for his practice. Patients can learn about diabetes stuff right there with information on the office staff and upcoming schedule changes. I wish my doctor were so proactive on the Net! Neat.
Then there’s Carl Wood out of the…

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Yet MORE Diabetes Blogs, etc.

It’s a veritable avalanche! At least two more new diabetes blogs have appeared on the scene, not to mention the seemingly endless sites and resources I keep finding as I dig ever deeper. (Soon you may have to send out the rescue dogs, ’cause I gotta get some other work done here But for now, here’s what’s new and/or interesting:
* 22-year-old Rob from Canada is making an impressive debut with his new blog DIABolic.…

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Make That Four with a Twist: TeenTalk Host Starts a Blog

Yet another new flavor of diabetes blog has arrived in the form of Lemonade Life, a new blog just launched by a 19-year-old college student to reach teens and young adults. Allison Blass is the host of Teen Talk, an online chat for teens with diabetes at DiabetesStation.com, and has been itching to branch out on her own, she tells me.
Enough of us thirty-something women with families! Time for something for teens, Allison notes.…

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Multiplying Like Rabbits, Continued

New diabetes blogs continue to pop up like weeds! Here are three new ones with a twist:
* MarathonSwimmer – from a 30-year-old Type 1 diabetic (for 17 years) who is training to swim the English Channel.
* Sam Woodfin’s Diabetes Notebook – a Type 2 diabetic and Creative Type whose blog pages include baseball, haiku, art, and Mac stuff, along with the diabetes section.
* Challenge Diabetes, a brand new blog from Kevin McMahon,…

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Medicine and Art

I’m a little late in noting that this week’s Grand Rounds of the medical blogs are up, hosted by “Dr. Sanity” Pat Santy. I highlight this for two reasons:
* Pat covers this week’s entries through an unusual tour of Leonardo Da Vinci’s beautifully detailed anatomical drawings. Talk about a man ahead of his time! I like her note that Sigmund Freud once said, “Leonardo da Vinci was like a man who awoke too early…

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