Diabetes Blogs and Web Stuff

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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Some Don’t-Miss “Chronic Bits”

A few items you will definitely want to know about if you read this blog:
* Jenni Prokopy over at ChronicBabe is hosting an essay contest on “the most thoughtful or creative way someone has helped you” with your chronic condition. Five lucky winners will receive copies of Lisa J. Copen’s cool new book, Beyond Casseroles: 505 Ways to Encourage a Chronically Ill Friend. The contest is open to both Chronic Babes and Chronic Pals,…

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