Diabetes Blogs and Web Stuff

Anniversary and a Challenge (Ice Breaker)

I’ve been so busy, I almost forgot to celebrate: the beginning of March marked two full years of DiabetesMine.com. Wow! Aside from the mind-numbing amount of time this diabetic butt has spent in a chair while compiling blog entries, consider the stats:
- 441 posts
- 2259 comments
- 107 trackbacks
- 161 Bloglines subscribers (just one single subscriber behind TheDiabetesBlog on that one!
- 4 blogging awards (if you count the honorable mention among…

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More New Media + CGM Reimbursement Tips

Some valuable nuggets I unearthed last week:
* Anyone heard of the new print magazine called Diabetes Explorer?  It’s a bright, colorful 6x/year glossy that focuses on “brief, useful ‘hands-on’ articles,” editor Kathy Spain tells me.  Looks pretty neat, although I was surprised to learn that anyone’s launching a new paper-based publication in this increasingly digital age.
Thus, you won’t find the magazine content there, but you can subscribe or order individiual copies on the…

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Juicy “Daily Apple” Shakes the Tree

Mark Sisson’s Daily Apple blog carries the tagline: “Doing my part to piss off the self-righteous health establishment.” Obviously, he prides himself on stirring the pot — or shaking the tree, as his metaphor would have it.
Among other outspoken claims, Mark recently wrote that diabetes is “a made-up, stupid disease” — called to my attention by one of his assistants (a staff of five helps Mark compile the blog, which exists at least in…

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Come Forth and De-Lurk

Weeeelll, hello.  Somehow I managed to miss national de-lurking week last week (must’ve had my head up my… blog).  So now, a belated invitation for all of you who come here to look but not touch, to please reach out and touch that keyboard! 

Let me know who you are, at least, where you come from, and what’s your connection to The Big D.  That would be diabetes, for any of you newbies.  But if…

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Meanwhile, Back in the Blogosphere…

A few things happened while I was blissfully off-line for a week (gasp!)
The Diabetes OC (Online Community) has been busy, for one.  The results of the 2nd annual Diabetes OC Blog Awards are in.  I am honored to be named “best female blogger” for 2006.  THANK YOU kindly to everyone who voted. 
Top honors this year went to Diabetes Self-Management, a new pro blog from the magazine of same name written by a team…

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