San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 28, 2014
DiabetesMine, a leading informational and community website for people with diabetes, today announced the first-ever video product review hub created specifically by and for people whose lives are affected by diabetes.
Online product reviews have revolutionized how consumer products are discovered and purchase decisions are made — yet despite the boom in health technologies and social media for chronic conditions, there is a surprising lack of resources for patients to post and explore user reviews of products aimed at their chronic disease care. This is certainly true for diabetes, a condition that affects an estimated 26 million Americans, costs the country $ 245 billion annually, and constitutes a billion-dollar market in over-the-counter supplies and medical devices alone.
Creating a program like this will, for the first time ever, highlight diabetes tools and supplies as consumer offerings.
The DiabetesMine Test Kitchen, found at http://www.diabetesmine.com/testkitchen and http://www.diabetesmine/product-reviews, invites people living with type 1 and type 2 diabetes and parents of diabetic children to submit 3-5 minute candid video reviews of products designed to assist with diabetes care in the following categories: