Disease Management Digest, August 29, 2013
August 29, 2013  Volume X, Issue 4


  1. Early Testing for Diabetes During Pregnancy May Benefit Moms and Babies

  2. Obesity/Mortality Paradox Demonstrates Urgent Need for More Refined Metabolic Measures

  3. New Table: Characteristics of a Bon Secours Nurse Navigator Case Load

  4. Stroke Risk Similar Among Men and Women Smokers Worldwide

  5. NIH Study Links Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment to Possible Stomach Cancer Risk

  6. Q&A: How Are Participants Assessed Prior to Coach Assignment?

  7. Disease Caused by Repeat Brain Trauma in Athletes May Affect Memory, Mood, Behavior

  8. HealthSounds Podcast: Motivational Interviewing by Ochsner Health Coaches Drives Results in 4 Key Areas

  9. Report: Obesity, Diabetes Biggest Health Threats in South Texas

  10. HINfographic: Managing Population Health

  11. African-American Women Less Likely to Receive HPV Vaccine than Whites, Even with Healthcare Access

  12. Case Management, Disease Management Top Skills Sought in Burgeoning Health Coach Field

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