Can you help me out for a project?

Elayne
By Elayne Latest Reply 2010-01-09 21:36:29 -0600
Started 2010-01-07 22:01:07 -0600

Hi, everyone! I just joined this community because, although I don't have diabetes, we are doing research on ways to help diabetics manage their health and I thought this would be a good place to learn about what you all deal with day to day.

I have an online survey (probably would take about 15 mins., possibly less, to complete) that I would LOVE for anyone here who is 45-64 to take.

http://bit.ly/diab_survey is the link.

If you could find it in your schedule to take this, it would really help me out. :) Thanks so much!

:) Elayne


12 replies

Turtle
Turtle 2010-01-09 21:07:39 -0600 Report

Boy from everyones input here I think I will trust all of you my friends and not this stranger and not even go to the survey.
Turtle

jayabee52
jayabee52 2010-01-08 19:18:48 -0600 Report

Out of curiosity I took it too, I'm not sure it is a sales gimmick, Cara, usually sales gimmicks like that REQUIRE your contact information before proceeding. I don't remember the survey even asking about contact info. So, I don't think that it is a sales gimmick.
All the best ~James~

Hinboyz3
Hinboyz3 2010-01-08 14:34:23 -0600 Report

Wow!! not another One!!!!!!!!!!

AddassaMari
AddassaMari 2010-01-08 18:59:32 -0600 Report

Yep! I checked the source of the survey. It seems they are conducting a marketing survey to determine if a market exist for a health management/reminder service. http://www.csc.com/health_services

jayabee52
jayabee52 2010-01-09 13:24:08 -0600 Report

Well doing a survey to determine IF there is a market for a product or service is DIFFERENT than pitching a product or service TO us, IMHO. Does anyone remember them asking for contact information of any kind? I don't. I don't like people coming on DC trying to sell the latest "miracle cure" for diabetes any more than anyone else (especially if they are violating the TOS agreement). Yet IMO this does not have the hallmarks of a sales pitch.

AddassaMari
AddassaMari 2010-01-09 15:14:41 -0600 Report

No, they did not ask any personal questions that could be used for mailing purposes. They did ask demographic questions.

runthe
runthe 2010-01-08 13:43:37 -0600 Report

I took the survey. I seems to me that they are trying to sell me something. The survey was irrevelant to me.

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