10 Reasons Why Patients Should Join a Diabetes Social Network

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September 2, 2009

It's been five years since I started navigating the waters of social media. I was trying to get a feel for what others were seeing in MySpace, so I joined it and I soon joined Facebook too. Flickr, YouTube, LinkedIn, Twitter and other sites were part of the plethora of social media destinations I visited periodically. They all had one thing in common: they allowed me to socialize and share with others online.

Since late 2006, I have embraced social networking and diabetes like I never imagined I would. It came as the result of a burning desire to apply my love for social media to something beyond socializing. Since the start of TuDiabetes in March 2007, more than two dozen social networks about diabetes have been launched...

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