Topics: Online and Offline Resources
October 13, 2010
Q1. What items or tools do you look for when you searching for creditable diabetes information on the internet?
RT @jeffmather: I find actual PWDs to be the most useful online diabetes resource. And then journal articles
Q2. Why do you read diabetes blogs? Support?
@MHoskins2179: Q2: Why I read blogs? Support. Therapy. Advocacy. Discussion. Learning. Bettering of myself.
Q2.5 Diabetes Online Community-Where would you be without them? The information you get from the DOC, do you share it with a HCP (Health Care Professional)?
@medbarth: Q2: Sometimes, its nice to vent about things that PWD understand but people without look at you like you’re insane
Q3. We talk a lot about online resources -what about offline resources?
jenloves2travel: Q3-Offline resources are too slow. I’m part of the now generation and seek info at my fingertips. (j/k) Haven’t used much offline
Q3.5. What resources did you have to help you manage diabetes offline?
@ninjabetic: Q3.5: This is part of the problem. All of the resources available were for type 2. I felt out of place.
Q4. Offline and online: where can people go for help, guidance and if they need financial assistance for meters, strips, pumps and insulin?
RT @AmDiabetesIN: Q4: … We can help w/ applications to companies for $ assistance
Q4.5 What online communities do you recommend for people who seek friendship, support and understanding from people who get it.