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posted 10/29/2012

The Big Blue Test diabetes awareness campaign wins recognition for using the Web creatively to make a difference in healthcare, just as World Diabetes Day approaches.

posted 03/27/2012

”We want to help get it right,” states diabetes advocacy group

posted 08/18/2011

How the way the US, Canada and the EU are acting towards the upcoming UN NCD Summit in September reminds me of "Horton Hears a Who!" by Dr. Seuss... and what we can do to change it.

posted 05/26/2011

Diabetes Hands Foundation won 2 Telly Awards! The Big Blue Test video that went viral surrounding the Big Blue Test diabetes awareness campaign last November took the honors. The Big Blue Test video won 1 silver (the highest honor) and 1 bronze award.

posted 04/27/2011

What is Storify? Good question! It's a new web product that announced its public beta this week, meant to help build stories conveniently pulling from social media sources such as Twitter, YouTube, etc.

Below is an example of a story I just created to give you a feel for what's possible. Seems like a very convenient way to aggregate sources from social media. What do you think?

posted 03/15/2011

As you may have learned about through DiabetesMine today, the Diabetes Hands Foundation (the nonprofit responsible for TuDiabetes, EsTuDiabetes and diabetes awareness programs such as Big Blue Test, No-Sugar Added Poetry and Word In Your Hand) has received a capacity building grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust. We wanted to share this great news with the RoH community!

posted 06/15/2010

We at the Diabetes Hands Foundation developed HealthSeeker, a new healthy Facebook game (we think this is not an oxymoron!) in collaboration with Joslin Diabetes Center, with the goal of hel

posted 05/05/2010

As I prepare to participate in the Advisory Board meeting for Reporting On Health, I realize it has been a while since I last posted in here. I thought I'd share a recent presentation I did at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, along with two other professionals in the field, focused on social networking tools for health: Social networking tools for Health

posted 09/02/2009

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.

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Posted by askmanny | Wednesday, 2011-06-01, 10:06
Thanks so much, Michelle!
Posted by askmanny | Wednesday, 2010-06-09, 10:08
I forgot to mention: if anyone on the community would like to know more about the project, feel...