Diabetes Blogs and Web Stuff

Doug Burns Update, a Little “Dia-Log,” and Fiction for the ADA

It’s another Miscellaneous-Updates Day here at DiabetesMine.com. I’m stuffing things in bags, as our family’s off to Lake Shasta for a long weekend. Ah, the outdoors… Honey, are you bringing your laptop?!
Anyway, here are three news bits I wanted to share pre-road trip:
* Did anyone else catch the headline that Mr. Universe Doug Burns is now planning to sue the city of Redwood City? What?! After all that talk of not being litigious?…

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Blogs That Go “Think”

Another Amy has introduced me to the roving “Thinking Blogger Awards” (thank you!). These were initiated by one Ilker Yoldas of The Thinking Blog in February. Each awardee is tasked with naming 5
fave blogs. It’s a real nice way to pass around some excellent blog recs.
So I thought. And I thunk. But I decided not to get too fancy. I mean, the idea is “5 blogs that make me think,” so they ought…

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Made the Cut: World’s Top 10 Blogs on Health & Medicine

Thanks to a tip from Diabetes Notes I’ve discovered the Healthcare 100, a new global ranking of top English-language healthcare blogs from eDrugSearch.com — and also discovered that little ‘ol me here at DiabetesMine.com is currently rated No. 8. Cool!

The rankings are based on stats from Google, Bloglines, and Technorati, and a proprietary scoring system from eDrugSearch.com itself. And okay, the placements do seem to be moving targets to some degree, as new blogs…

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Made the Cut: World’s Top 10 Blogs on Health & Medicine

Thanks to a tip from Diabetes Notes I’ve discovered the Healthcare 100, a new global ranking of top English-language healthcare blogs from eDrugSearch.com — and also discovered that little ‘ol me here at DiabetesMine.com is currently rated No. 8. Cool!

The rankings are based on stats from Google, Bloglines, and Technorati, and a proprietary scoring system from eDrugSearch.com itself. And okay, the placements do seem to be moving targets to some degree, as new blogs…

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Big Pharma TV

On a hat tip from PharmaGossip and a number of others, did you know that…
Four of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies are proposing to launch a television station to tell the public about their drugs, amid strenuous lobbying across Europe by the industry for an end to restrictions aimed at protecting patients.
Say what?  Yup, the UK Guardian is calling it "the shopping channel run by drug firms."  And the fantastic four would be…

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