Disease Management Digest, May 10, 2012
May 10, 2012 Volume VIII, Issue 43

  1. IOM Identifies Obesity-Prevention Strategies to Scale Back 'Weight of the Nation'

  2. Death Risks Higher for Heart Attack Survivors Living Near Major Roadways

  3. New Chart: Top 5 Ways Case Managers Interact with Patients

  4. Elderly Diabetics Live Long Enough to Benefit from Interventions, Research

  5. Screening Accounts for Much of Black/White Disparity in Colorectal Cancer

  6. Q&A: How Are Registries Used to Identify Gaps in Care?
    (Open access until May 16.)

  7. Keeping Obesity Rates Level Could Save Billions Over Two Decades

  8. Eating Fish, Chicken May Lower Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: The Patient-Centered Medical Home — Lessons from a Statewide Rollout

  10. Aspirin, Warfarin Equally Effective for Most Heart Failure Patients

  11. Self-Examination: Industry Questions Necessity, Cost Irregularities of Healthcare Services

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