International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes

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WEBSITE ANALYSIS Introduction The website that was selected is the official website for the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD). The purpose of this website is to provide information on ISPAD, events held by ISPAD, guidelines developed by ISPAD, allow members to access information and provide links on useful information relating to pediatric and adolescent diabetes. Google search engine was used to locate the website using the key words adolescent diabetes and pediatric diabetes. The website uses a .org domain. The website was selected largely due to my interest in pediatric diabetes. This interest informed my choice of the keywords and the selection of this website. The uniform resource locator for the website is http://www.ispad.org/ . Analysis The first criterion is authority. The website is authoritative. The website belongs to a body of professionals dedicated to pediatric and adolescent diabetes. The members of this body are professionals in the area of pediatric and adolescent diabetes. ISPAD is a body whose aim is to promote clinical science, research, advocacy and education on pediatric and adolescent diabetes. As such, the authors of information are authorities in diabetes. The second criterion is information. The website is quite informative. The information presented in the website is diverse. There is information on ISPAD, events (ISPAD and non-ISPAD), news and useful diabetes links. The research articles presented in the
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