You wouldn't believe the weird queries that bring people to diabetes websites. Or maybe you would. If you write a blog yourself, and have ever checked the search terms, I'm sure you've had a chuckle. Among my favorite recent search terms for landing here at the 'Mine are:
"fun facts about the immune system"
"he didn't have medical id"
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For your National Diabetes Month reading pleasure, I thought it might be fun to find out what the top terms are for the official website of the American Diabetes Association, which gets about a half a million unique visitors a month, according to compete.com. Thanks much to ADA Communications Manager Dayle Kern for sharing this info!
And now, without further ado, the ADA's Top 10 list of search terms within diabetes.org thus far for 2010, in countdown format:
Number 10) glycemic inde
xNumber 9) diet
Number 8 ) symptoms
Number 7) gestational diabetes
Number 6) a1c
Number 5) tour de cure
Number 4) step out
Number 3) hypoglycemia
Number 2) guidelines
Number 1) chicken !!!
Wha...? Who says Americans are strictly "meat and potatoes" people? Or something like that. Tell me, Friends: what do YOU think it means?!