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#DOCasksFDA – Your Feedback is Needed, DOC!

THIS IS THE LINK TO THE SURVEYRead below for more information on the virtual discussion between the diabetes community and the FDA, and how your input will shape that discussion, and potentially our future.

“On November 3 from 1pm-4pm EDT, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the diabetes community will host an unprecedented event to discuss unmet needs in diabetes. As a community, our job is to present the numerous challenges we as patients face each day, and we need your opinions to be a part of this discussion! Please fill out this short survey to share your thoughts on what’s important to you when it comes to living with diabetes. Your feedback will go directly to FDA and help influence the conversation on November 3.

Please answer the questions that follow as honestly as you can. Your answers could affect the way the FDA perceives unmet needs in diabetes, and ultimately, how it reviews the risks and benefits of new drugs and devices.”

THIS IS THE LINK TO THE SURVEY AGAIN.  IT IS IN ALL CAPS BECAUSE IT IS IMPORTANT AND YOU ARE IMPORTANT AND YOUR OPINIONS ARE IMPORTANT.  As a community, we need to raise our voices.  Please show the FDA that we are many, we are empowered, and we are loud.

Link coming soon so that you can register for the discussion, but in the meantime, please fill out the survey and share it with your DOC friends.  And thanks!!

5 Comments Post a comment
  1. Pam Spicer #

    I did the survey. I hope it helps.

    10/16/14; 10:21 pm
  2. cw #

    Thank you for the link. I did the survey, too.

    10/17/14; 1:27 pm
  3. Walter #

    I did the survey as well. I wrote this comment in the comment section on technology:

    “I desparately need a CGM to know the numbers between finger pricks. To see realtime trends. I do not trust the science underlying A1Cs. Its useful but impossible to adjust management based on A1Cs and random finger pricks, which is where i have been for the last 20 years of the 40+ years of this rediculous disease. CGMs need to be publically funded in part to be affordable to poorer people like myself who need access to the technology. A poor diabetic is an oxymoron.”

    10/17/14; 10:13 pm
  4. I did it! I’m from Brazil and I’ll put this in my blog to help promote!

    10/19/14; 2:40 pm
  5. Done!

    10/20/14; 12:14 am

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