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Please read the following information carefully. It describes the terms and conditions under which you may use this Web site. If you continue to visit and use Joslin's Web site, your use will indicate that you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions described below.


Documents or other material published on this Web site are the property of Joslin Diabetes Center and are protected by copyright under the laws of the United States and by foreign laws. Such material may be copied for personal, noncommercial use only with all copyright or other proprietary notices retained. Such material may not be distributed, modified, sold, reproduced, reprinted or posted to a Web site without the prior, written approval of Joslin Diabetes Center.

Information on Joslin's Site Not Medical Advice

Material placed on this Web site by Joslin Diabetes Center is for the purpose of providing information only. It is not intended as the  practice of medicine or the provision of medical services. This site does not provide medical advice. Although we believe this information to be accurate at the time it is first provided, because medical information changes rapidly, Joslin makes no representation, express or implied, as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information. The content provided by Joslin is not meant to be a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always consult your provider or other healthcare professional with any question regarding any medical or mental health condition.

You should not rely on Joslin's Web site or Joslin's Discussion Boards or e-mails sent to Joslin for help in emergency situations. Time does not permit Joslin staff to review postings daily or to answer all questions posted on the Discussion Boards or e-mailed to the Joslin Web site. Always consult your provider or other healthcare professional with any question regarding any medical or mental health condition.

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This site, including any content or information contained within it or any service related to this site is provided "as is," with all faults, with no representations or warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and noninfringement. You assume total responsibility and risk for using this site, any services related to the site or any Web sites for which this side provides links. No oral or written information or advice given by Joslin or by any one working for or on behalf of Joslin shall take precedence over this warranty. In no event will Joslin be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided on this Web site.

Limitation of Liability

Use of this site is entirely at your own risk and in no even shall Joslin be liable for any direct, indirect, consequentail, special, exemplary, punitive, or any other monetary or other damages, fees, fines, penalties, or liabilities arising out of or related to this site and / or content or information provided herein.  A user's sole and exclusive remedy for dissatsfaction with the site is to stop using it. 

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Except for information, products or services that are clearly identified as being provided by Joslin Diabetes Center, Joslin does not endorse or control any information, products or services on this Web site or on the Internet. Joslin's site provides links to other non-Joslin sites.  Joslin has no control over these sites and makes no representations whatsoever about  the accuracy of the information they contain. The fact that Joslin links to another site does not mean that Joslin endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content of that site. If you choose to access any site for which Joslin provides a link, you do so at your own risk.

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