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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Defeat Diabetes Foundation
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Defeat Diabetes Foundation
Web address:http://www.defeatdiabetes.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct497131
Date of initial review: 24 Jan 2002
Validity of certificate16 Sep 2013 - Sep 2015
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014

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
Editor: Lisa M. Rasolt, MSBA, CEBS
Program Director, Defeat Diabetes Foundation

  (16 Sep 2013) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
The Mission of Defeat Diabetes Foundation is the prevention, early identification and self-management of the global epidemic, diabetes. We work with individuals and organizations worldwide through our awareness, interactive and assistance programs.
  (16 Sep 2013) - Link

Audience:
The Mission of Defeat Diabetes Foundation is the prevention, early identification and self-management of the global epidemic, diabetes. We work with individuals and organizations worldwide through our awareness, interactive and assistance programs.
  (16 Sep 2013) - Link

Purpose of the website
Defeat Diabetes Foundation does NOT provide professional medical advice. The information we provide is intended to help you better understand diabetes. It is NOT intended to replace the advice of your physician.
  (16 Sep 2013) - Link

3. Confidentiality
http://www.defeatdiabetes.org/about/text.asp?id=Web_Ad_Policy
Sharing Aggregate User Information
Defeat Diabetes Foundation may share aggregated anonymous statistical information regarding site usage and traffic patterns with our advertisers and sponsors.
Defeat Diabetes Foundation Privacy Policy
  (16 Sep 2013) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Harsh Realities
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet, http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pubs/estimates11.htm


  (16 Sep 2013) - Link

Updated April 15, 2013
  (16 Sep 2013) - Link

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

6. User support and adequation
Contact form
Contact Us
  (16 Sep 2013) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
http://www.defeatdiabetes.org/about/text.asp?id=Programs_and_Service
The Foundation maintains a website as a source of information for anyone interested in health and especially for "pre-diabetics" and diabetics that features content about diabetes, its complications and the importance of self-management.
Our http://www.DefeatDiabetes.org website is funded mainly through monetary donations by individuals. We receive money from corporations as sponsors. We also receive in-kind donations from individuals, monetary and in-kind donations from corporations, advertisement revenue and revenue from eBay we apply toward the KIDD™ program.
  (16 Sep 2013) - Link

8. Advertising policy
all ads are identified
Visit Our Sponsors and Advertisers
DDF advertisement
Friendly Banner
  (18 Jan 2011) - Link

Editorial Independence
Defeat Diabetes Foundation maintains absolute editorial independence. Defeat Diabetes Foundation may receive funding from third parties who pay for the right to advertise their companies and products on our site.(...)
At times, third parties may pay for the right to sponsor certain areas of information on our site. Defeat Diabetes Foundation may agree to develop information about a certain topic in return for this sponsorship. However, Defeat Diabetes Foundation develops this information in accordance with our editorial policy and practices; sponsors have n...
  (10 Dec 2010) - Link

Defeat Diabetes Foundation maintains absolute editorial independence. Defeat Diabetes Foundation may receive funding from third parties who pay for the right to advertise their companies and products on our site. This funding supports Defeat Diabetes Foundation's efforts to develop comprehensive and credible consumer health information.
  (16 Sep 2013) - Link

We believe it is important for you to be able to distinguish between advertisements and offers from Defeat Diabetes Foundation's consumer health information. For this reason, all advertisements and sponsorship acknowledgments are separated from our consumer health information. Each is clearly labeled, for example, with the word "-“advertisement" running along the top, - side or bottom of the box in which the advertisement or sponsorship acknowledgment appears.
  (16 Sep 2013) - Link

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