Do You "Like" These Diabetes Community Pages?

My Top Picks for Pages to "Like"

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Everyone seems to be on Facebook lately. Most know it is a great resource for keeping up with family and friends and vice versa. Did you know Facebook is also a great way to keep you plugged into diabetes happenings, events, programs, news, and diabetes communities.

5 Facebook Diabetes Community Pages to "Like"

  1. American Diabetes Association: The American Diabetes Association works to help people affected by diabetes and to minimize the consequences. It uses funds for research to find a cure, prevent and manage all types of diabetes. It benefits communities, providers and patients. "Like" their diabetes community page to keep on top of their latest news and activities.
  1. World Diabetes Day: World diabetes day has fallen on Nov. 14 of each year since 1991. The International Diabetes Federation and World Health Organization introduced this day to increase awareness of the disease around the world. Each year focuses on a unique theme and the campaign runs for a year. This page allows you to keep abreast of campaigns and to participate when they issue a call to action from the diabetes community.
  2. Diabetes Hands Foundation: This is the non-profit organization responsible for the online diabetes community sites TuDiabetes and its Spanish sister-site, EsTuDiabetes. These two social networks reach about 150,000 people per month. The organization offers fun and meaningful diabetes awareness programs such as the Big Blue Test, applications and social games. "Like" this diabetes community page to keep informed of what this busy foundation is up to, and they always seem to be up to something.
  1. NIDDK: The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases has a Facebook page. It provides links to publications, research news and other information.
  2. About Type 2 Diabetes: Yes this is a shameless plug for our growing Facebook page. Join in discussions, give input, and keep on top of new content.

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