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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Six Until Me
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Six Until Me
Web address:http://www.sixuntilme.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct448531
Date of initial review: 30 Aug 2008
Validity of certificate20 Jan 2012 - Jan 2014
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
The blogger is a patient with diabetes 1.

Hi! I'm Kerri Morrone Sparling. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on September 11, 1986.

  (06 Dec 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

All posts are moderated daily, by Kerri Sparling and Abby Bayer. We are not operating as health professionals.
(01 Feb 2012) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
The purpose of this site is to help people with diabetes feel less alone with their disease.

  (06 Dec 2011) - Link

Audience:
The purpose of this site is to help people with diabetes feel less alone with their disease.

  (06 Dec 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website
Nothing on this site qualifies as medical advice. This is my diabetes life - if you are interested in making changes to yours, please consult your doctor.

  (06 Dec 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

The information provided on this forum is designed to support, not replace, the direct relationship between patients and health professionals. Six Until Me is about peer-to-peer support, and nothing on this site, including comments and guest posts, is meant as medical advice.
(01 Feb 2012) - Link

3. Confidentiality
SixUntilMe.com doesn't store your personal information and doesn't offer reader information to outside sources. A statcounter is on this site, and it tracks the IP address, country and/or state location of the user, and any keywords that lead to Six Until Me. However, this information is only used by Kerri Sparling and her team. We don't sell your info.

  (06 Dec 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

We remind you that any message can be read, used, reproduced and cited by all.
You do not have the option to delete your messages. However, under exceptional circumstances, you can contact the moderators to do so. The references you provide for your posts cannot be deleted. Thus, please take care regarding the information that you post.
(01 Feb 2012) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
For the collaborative platform:

If the information you post is not personal experience, we request you to provide sources (references, links, etc..) whenever it is relevant and possible.
(01 Feb 2012) - Link

Legal page are dated and posts are automatically dated.
 
- last updated on March 3, 2011
  (06 Dec 2011) - Link

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

For the collaborative platform:

By using our forums, you agree to post information that is true and correct to the best of your knowledge and is of your personal experience.
(01 Feb 2012) - Link

6. User support and adequation
Email address provided.

If you have something to say, email me.

  (06 Dec 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
We are employed by, run disclosed advertisements from, or consult with: dLife, diaTribe, Incendia Health, Agamatrix, DexCom, BetterHealth LLC, Johnson & Johnson, Novo Nordisk, Children with Diabetes, Roche, The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Animas Corp, WEGO Health, and CVS.
  (06 Dec 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
Sponsored Ads
  (06 Dec 2011) - Link

There isn't anything posted or endorsed that the author doesn't believe in.
  (06 Dec 2011) - Link

Modifications have been asked.
The owner of this blog would like to disclose the following existing relationships. These are companies, organizations or individuals that have had a financial contribution to SixUntilMe and/or Kerri Sparling. Please note: These companies do not dictate the content found on Six Until Me. All posts on SUM are honest and credible, despite any existing professional relationships.
  (06 Dec 2011) - Link

Modifications have been asked.
SixUntilMe.com ... labels all advertisements and sponsored links as such.
  (06 Dec 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

You are not allowed to post advertisements, whether in the form of text links or banners.
(01 Feb 2012) - Link

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