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Diabetes Chart- Convert HbA1c to equivalent blood glucose
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Diabetes Chart- Convert HbA1c to equivalent blood glucose
Web address:http://www.diabeteschart.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct328294
Date of initial review: 05 Oct 2009
Validity of certificate30 Jul 2013 - Jul 2015
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy



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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Editor: Laura Lucas, Internet professional and type 1 diabetic

Statistics Editor: Robert Lucas, M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration), Internet professional
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2. Presentation of the site
Mission:


Diabetes is time-consuming for many reasons, not the least of which is the effort it takes to monitor blood glucose. But monitoring is only useful if you personally understand your numbers and use them to better manage your condition. DiabetesChart.org is dedicated to helping with this.

We offer simple to understand resources about diabetes and glucose testing, as well as free, easy to use printable logging and tracking tools.
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Audience:


Diabetes is time-consuming for many reasons, not the least of which is the effort it takes to monitor blood glucose. But monitoring is only useful if you personally understand your numbers and use them to better manage your condition. DiabetesChart.org is dedicated to helping with this.

We offer simple to understand resources about diabetes and glucose testing, as well as free, easy to use printable logging and tracking tools.
  (30 Jul 2013) - Link

Purpose of the website
None of the information presented is meant as a substitute for the advice of health professionals. The information provided by DiabetesChart.org is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician.
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3. Confidentiality
DiabetesChart.org Internet Privacy Statement
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.


References:
American Diabetes Association. American Diabetes Association Complete Guide to Diabetes. Alexandria, VA: American Diabetes Association, 2005.
Beaser, Richard S., M.D., and Amy P. Campbell. The Joslin Guide to Diabetes: A Program for Managing Your Treatment. New York: Fireside Books, 2005.
Zerhouni, Elias A., "Report on Closing the Disparity Between Hemoglobin A1c Treatment Guidelines and Practice," US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, 2007: ...
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Page created September 14, 2000 and last updated August 3, 2011
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Contact us
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
DiabetesChart.org receives funding from
donations*
sales of wallet cards featuring the HbA1c conversion chart
Amazon.com commissions
Google Ads

*DiabetesChart.org accepts donations from individuals only. It has never received donations or other consideration from industries or laboratories.
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8. Advertising policy
DiabetesChart.org displays Google Ads. The content of these ads is determined by Google algorithms and varies based page content and visitor information. The word "Advertisement" appears next to these ads.

The books listed on the DiabetesChart.org diabetes guide books page contain hyperlinks to Amazon.com

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The editorial policies of DiabetesChart.org are independent of advertisers. No editorial content is influenced by advertising. No conflict of interest exists between DiabetesChart.org and any advertiser.


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No editorial content is influenced by advertising.
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Diabetes is time-consuming for many reasons, not the least of which is the effort it takes to monitor blood glucose. But monitoring is only useful if you personally understand your numbers and use them to better manage your condition. DiabetesChart.org is dedicated to helping with this.

We offer simple to understand resources about diabetes and glucose testing, as well as free, easy to use printable logging and tracking tools.

At the heart of the site are our HbA1c conversion charts, which have been a fixture on the Internet since September 2000. ...
  (30 Jul 2013) - Link

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