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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
dLife - For your diabetes life
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:dLife - For your diabetes life
Web address:http://www.dlife.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct469419
Date of initial review: 19 Jun 2006
Validity of certificate06 Jan 2014 - Jan 2016
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.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

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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
Leadership: Advisory Board
  (18 Dec 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

The dLife and community forums are primariy monitored by paid, independent consultants in conjunction with members of the dLife staff. In addition, new community members are greeted by dLife Ambassadors, volunteers from the community who have chosen to help greet new members and get them acclimated to the community.
(06 Jan 2014) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
dLife was established to address the overwhelming consumer need for real, practical solutions to the 24/7 challenge of managing diabetes vs. episodic clinical treatment.
  (18 Dec 2013) - Link

Audience:
dLife was established to address the overwhelming consumer need for real, practical solutions to the 24/7 challenge of managing diabetes vs. episodic clinical treatment.
  (18 Dec 2013) - Link

Purpose of the website
All information contained on dLife.com is intended for informational and educational purposes only. The information is not intended to be a replacement or substitute for consultation with a qualified medical professional or for professional medical advice related to diabetes or another medical condition. Please contact your physician or medical professional with any questions and concerns about your medical condition.
  (18 Dec 2013) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Privacy Policy - dLife.com - For Your Diabetes Life
  (18 Dec 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Posts that you write in the dLife Community are visible to everyone who visits the dLife.com website, whether they are a member of the Community or not. However, only Community members are allowed to post. Members are able to modify their posts at will or delete entirely.
(06 Jan 2014) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Reviewed by Susan Weiner, RD, MS, CDE, CDN. 05/12
  (18 Dec 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

We ask that users provide references to any health/medical information given unless it is personal experience.
(01 Nov 2011) - Link

Reviewed by Susan Weiner, RD, MS, CDE, CDN. 05/12
  (18 Dec 2013) - Link

5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

For the collaborative platform:

Any information posted must be true and correct to the best of your knowledge.
(01 Nov 2011) - Link

6. User support and adequation
dLife
101 Franklin Street
Westport, CT 06880
Telephone: 203.454.6985
Toll free : 866-354-3366
Fax: 203.454.6986
Email:
  (18 Dec 2013) - Link

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7. Disclosure of funding sources
Sponsorship Policy

dLife has sought sponsorships from trusted and credible research organizations, manufacturers, and other leaders dedicated to treating and managing diabetes. Although there is a commercial benefit for dLife, sponsor information also benefits the dLife audience by providing them with the most up-to-date information on medications, medical devices, health services, and therapies in the marketplace.

Sponsored content has been either provided by or influenced by the named sponsor. While sponsored content is subject to dLife's Advertising Policy, it i...
  (18 Dec 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

The dLife and community forums are primariy monitored by paid, independent consultants in conjunction with members of the dLife staff. In addition, new community members are greeted by dLife Ambassadors, volunteers from the community who have chosen to help greet new members and get them acclimated to the community.
(26 Aug 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
advertisement

  (26 Aug 2011) - Link

dLife recognizes and maintains a distinct separation between advertising content and editorial and decision-making content.
  (18 Dec 2013) - Link

All advertising content in dLife shall be clearly and unambiguously identified as such, and dLife will not run any advertising that is not so identified.
  (18 Dec 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

No commercial posts. Commercial posts are defined as someone pitching a product or service that financially benefits the poster. Users may freely share their experiences with legitimate products or services that they have no commercial interest in. Commercial posts will be deleted when found, and repeat offenders banned at the discretion of the moderators.
(30 Apr 2010) - Link

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