The results are in! Best of the ‘Betes Blogs 2013

best of 2013 - finalThe results are in! Thank you to all those who shared their nominations this past year and to those who voted in the end of the year poll.

I loved organizing the nominations each month and finding out about all the new blogs that people were sharing. I’m excited to read even more new blogs in 2014.

(If you are new to the Best of the ‘Betes Blogs, each month people nominate their favorite posts in a variety of categories from around the diabetes online community. You can read more and use the nomination form on this page).

And now for the Best of the ‘Betes Blogs for 2013

(all links open in a new window, so be sure to click and read them all!)
Best Use of Humor in 2013
March: Jacquie with “The BioHub Brouhaha of 2013: An Animated Retrospective” (30% of the votes)
Best Vlog of 2013
October: Kerri with “The People in the Computer” (52% of the votes)
Best Recipe of 2013
October: Shannon with “Don’t Fear the Pizza” (38% of the votes)
Best Use of Photography in 2013
July: Tamara with “Hope” (46% of the votes)
Best Advocacy of 2013
July: Joanne with “The TSA Does Care” (26% of the votes)
Best Reference to a D-Celebrity in 2013
September: Meri with “Our Looney Tune Life” (48% of the votes)
Best Story of a D Meet-Up in 2013
February: Shannon with “No Age Limit” (30% of the votes)
Best Non-D Related Post of 2013
January: Meri with “We Grew Old Together” (58% of the votes)
Best Post by a Type 1 of 2013
January: Scott with “Passed” (21% of the votes)
Best Post by a Type 2 of 2013 (TIE)
April: Bob with “Association” (21% of the votes)
July: Kate with “Mostly Gone; Not Forgotten” (21% of the votes)
Best Post by a Type Awesome of 2013
March: Meri with “Our Diabetic Life in Drawings” (31% of the votes)
Best Post by a LADA/ Type 1.5/ Not otherwise specified of 2013
September: Katy with “Mommy’s First Hypo” (53% of the votes)
Best Story of a D-mistake of 2013
March: Martin with “Low Interrupted” (27% of the votes)
Best Motivational Post of 2013
October: Christel with “Daily Diabetes Mantra” (31% of the votes)
Best Diabetes Art of 2013
April: Meri with “Meter Madness” (42% of the votes)

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Best of the ‘Betes Blogs 2013

Here’s to a happy, fun, and well-documented 2014!


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