Diabetes Blogs and Web Stuff

“Patient Accounts are Worth Every Word”

More good email: Martine writes to tell me that this week’s Grand Rounds are up at her blog, MudFud: Tales of an MD/PhD Student.
“This carnival celebrates every aspect of medicine, from the student to the surgeon and the patient on the table. Please help me celebrate this week’s best posts in the medical blogosphere by posting a link on your site.”
Martine has organized this week’s “best-of” as “A Day in the Life of…

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Medblogs Galore

In my diabetic Internet travels, I have learned that there are an incredible number of medical Web logs out there. It seems the medical community was one of the first to catch on to the power of blogs. A few of these medical blogs have been around since 1999 (the blog Stone Age, mind you!), and with today’s plethora, they now even have their own weekly roundup of the best stuff offered, called the Grand…

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Diabetes and the Blogosphere

I spent yesterday at a Bite PR blogging conference with icon presenters the likes of Doc Searls, co-author of The Cluetrain Manifesto, Tom Foremski of Silicon Valley Watcher, and Mark Jen, the guy who got fired from Google recently for blogging about their stuff.
I came away more convinced than ever that: 1) we are just experiencing the tip of the iceberg here — blogs have reinvented publishing forever; 2) traditional media still “doesn’t get…

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It’s My Blog and I’ll XXXX if I Want to

I’ve been getting offers lately to write for diabetes newsletters and “official” diabetes Web sites. I’ve been giving this some serious thought. While I utterly appreciate the interest — believe you me! — I feel I’m developing a somewhat obsessive attachment to “Diabetes Mine.”
I mean, if something sucks I want to be free to say so. DIABETES SUCKS! There, see?! I want to be able to say that and a lot more, all with…

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