Medicine in Social Media

Diabetes in Social Media

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More than 200 million people suffer from diabetes worldwide and it is one of those medical conditions that are covered in details online. The medical blogosphere and the community sites are very rich in diabetes-related content.

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Diabetes in Social Media


Patients dealing with diabetes seem to be really active online as useful pieces of advice can be a major help in diabetes management.

News and Information on Diabetes



There are more and more resource collections and networks including Web MD, Medical News Today or DiabetesSupport focusing on diabetes. Here are the best repositories of diabetes-related information.

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Diabetes-related medical blogs



In the huge mess of diabetes blogs, you will find hundreds of blogs containing spams and uncontrolled advertisements. Here we collected only the best blogs that have been providing quality information for a long time. Examples include SixUntilMe and DiabetesMine.

Diabetes Blog Carnivals



It is almost impossible to follow all the interesting diabetes blogs so bloggers organize special events called blog carnivals. These are entries in which you will find the most informative blog entries collected week by week.

Diabetes Podcasts and Interviews



Patients like listening to quality interviews about diabetes rather than reading such articles. We collected both the active and inactive podcasts.

Diabetes Community Sites ,FaceBook Groups and Forums



If you do a search for "diabetes community" in Google, you will find thousands of sites and also similar Facebook groups, but the majority of them have no relevance. On Webicina, we feature only the best Facebook groups, applications, community sites and networks. One of the biggest communities is at D-Life.



Microblogging: Twitter and Friendfeed in Diabetes



Sometimes it is easier to share messages and interesting links dedicated to diabetes than writing blog entries or longer articles. Through microblogging, you can access relevant content in just seconds but only if you follow Twitter accounts of medical professional and empowered patients, patient communities, and book authors who write about diabetes.

Diabetes Wikis



Wikipedia and medical wikis where only medical professionals can edit entries provide great content devoted to diabetes.

Diabetes videos, animations and videocasts



There are numerous useful video channels in diabetes, but finding the best resources is really challenging. We have not only collected the most informative video channels but also interviews and animations.

Diabetes on Mobile



In diabetes management, mobile applications can have an important role. SugarStats and GucoseBuddy are perfect examples.

Second Life, the virtual world and Diabetes



Second Life, the virtual world provides places where patients dealing with diabetes can talk and meet virtually.

Social Bookmarking in Diabetes



If you are looking for quality diabetes links and resources, you can spend a lot of time and effort dealing with common search engines, but we only feature the most relevant collections.

Medical Search Engines in Diabetes



Google, Bing or Yahoo searches show you any kind of content from spams to advertisements. If you need only medically relevant information on diabetes, here are medical search engines that search in selected content.

Slideshows about Diabetes



Healthcare professionals and empowered patients upload interesting slideshows focusing on diabetes treatment and practical pieces of advice. We collected the most informative presentations for you.