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"
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
And... drumroll please... the No. 1 search term on the No. 1 diabetes website on the planet is...
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?!
Happy impending Father's Day. Which is tomorrow.In honor of this yearly day celebrating dads, we have a special edition of our weekly diabetes advice column Ask D'Mine. Here I am, your host Wil Dubois -- someone who's been living with type 1 di...
So much is new and exciting from the American Diabetes Association's 76th Scientific Sessions in New Orleans...But of course this just ONE SINGLE YEAR of science, technology, healthcare trends and policy, emerging after decades of history. Diabete...
Getting the diabetes technology and medications that work best for each of us is becoming more difficult. Our access and choices are slowly being stripped away.And sadly, we're convinced there's little that can be done to halt that trend.Nearly tw...
Happy Independence Day, Diabetes Community!We're taking it easy this July 4th, as Amy is vacationing with her family on their annual summer visit to Europe, while Mike is resting up at home with family and friends before traveling to Orlando this ...
As per usual, the 2016 American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions conference was... overwhelming. Set in super-humid New Orleans this year and peppered by thunderstorms that soaked hotel-hopping conference-goers, this annual gathering of ov...