Disease Management Digest, January 5, 2012
January 5, 2012 Volume VIII, Issue 25


  1. Are 'Silent Strokes' Linked to Memory Loss in Elderly?

  2. Colorectal Cancer Mortality Slowly Decreasing in African Americans

  3. New Chart: Top Trends in Patient Registries

  4. Middle-age Blood Pressure Changes Affect Lifetime Heart Disease

  5. Statins May Reduce Mortality in Influenza Patients

  6. Q&A: What's the Difference Between Sympathy and Empathy in Coaching?
    (open access until January 11.)

  7. Depression Diagnosis Among Elderly Depends on Racial, Cultural Factors

  8. Study Links Quality of Mother-Toddler Relationship to Teen Obesity

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: Mapping the Way to ICD-10 Readiness — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's Approach

  10. Obesity Linked to Higher Five-Year Death Rate After Esophageal Cancer Surgery

  11. Medicare Weighs in on Obesity Counseling for Seniors

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