Disease Management Digest, July 28, 2011
July 28, 2011 Volume VIII, Issue 3


  1. MS Drugs Come at High Cost Compared to Basic Therapy

  2. 12 States Report Obesity Rates of 30 Percent or More

  3. New Chart: Who Reviews HRA Results?

  4. International Survey Finds Most Would Seek Early Alzheimer's Diagnosis for Self, Family

  5. Dentists Can Identify People with Undiagnosed Diabetes

  6. Q&A: How Do You Measure the Economic Impact of Presenteeism?
    (open access until August 2.)

  7. Common Test May Be Unnecessary for Bariatric Surgery Candidates

  8. Could Optimism Lower Stroke Risk?

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: Shared Savings in the Medical Home

  10. 3 Ways Genetic Testing Can Curb U.S. Healthcare Costs, Improve Care

  11. Sensei mHealth App Coaches Diabetics Virtually

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