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  • Blue friday campaign in a diabetes education social network

    Apr, 2018

    The Blue Friday initiative was created by Cherise Shockley after being diagnosed with Diabetes Mellitus (DM). Nowadays, Blue Friday is a campaign of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) with support from several institutions, including the Brazilian Society of Diabetes. Its purpose is to make people aware of the importance of

    By Edson
    Apr 30, 2018
  • Blog as a digital pedagogical tool in diabetes education

    Apr, 2017

    Social media are spaces that favor interaction between people, irrespective of social level and geographical position. Blogs and social networks are examples of social media used daily by a large part of the population, including as a means of creating content that promotes connection between people with common interests. So,

    By Edson
    Apr 30, 2018
  • Conversations on conversations: A TweetChat from IDF-WDC

    Feb, 2016

    Effective management of type 2 diabetes (T2D) is the ultimate goal for patients and physicians, yet achieving it can seem a daunting and never-ending challenge. Looking beyond the obvious management steps of medical intervention and lifestyle changes, there is increasing research into what behaviours influence effective management, and in turn

    By Jaclyn
    Feb 12, 2016