Disease Management Digest, May 31, 2012
May 31, 2012 Volume VIII, Issue 46


  1. Telephone Contact with Nurses Improves Outcomes for Gestational Diabetes Patients

  2. Cardio Fitness Levels of Breast Cancer Patients May Affect Survival

  3. New Chart: What's the Greatest Challenge of Diabetes Management in a Population?

  4. Low Vitamin D in Diet Increases Stroke Risk in Japanese-Americans

  5. One Size Does Not Fit All When Treating Blood Pressure in Diabetics

  6. Q&A: How Can You Get Patients in a Medical Home to Follow Recommendations of Care?
    (Open access until June 6.)

  7. Fever During Pregnancy More Than Doubles Autism Risk in Children

  8. Physicians Faced Barriers in Stopping Prostate-Specific Antigen Testing

  9. HealthSounds Video: Improving Medication Adherence in 2011

  10. Asthma Medications May Be Linked to Irregular Heartbeat in Kids

  11. 5 Goals to Tackle in the War on Obesity

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© 2012 Disease Management Digest by Healthcare Intelligence Network.
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