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Y'all Want To Attend MedX? Take a Gander!

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I’ll be attending Medicine X this year as an ePatient Scholar Delegate and I’m really looking forward to it. But many other people are unable to physically attend the conference and, once again this year, the organizers are doing something about that. It’s virtual, y’all!

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I'm Sure All Patient Concerns Are Absurd

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**Warning: This contains controversial statements and comments of unusual sarcasm.

I recently attended the Diabetes Mine Innovations Summit as a scholarship winner of the The DiabetesMine™ Patient Voices Contest. You can see my entry video here. This is an event [...]

Patients Are A Distraction, A Sideshow

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Recently, I was bemoaning the fact that while the first conference specifically addressing diabetes and depression was a good start, there really wasn’t a significant patient presence (not to mention we only learned of it about 4 days before the event). Lot’s of [...]

#Hashtag Abuse – Marketing It Into The Grave

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Hash tags are wonderful things on Twitter. Used to “brand” a discussion revolving around some central topic. They make it easier to find information of interest. They also make finding people with similar interests simpler, remember that is what social media is all about: Connecting [...]

Is It Any Wonder People Don’t Trust Pharma?

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There is a brutal truth in pharma… Pharma companies exist to make money. End of story. Many people have expressed similar sentiment I’m sure, but I recently received a press release that put the situation into the spotlight for me and the diabetes community… and believe me, pharma really should have hit makeup before [...]