Disease Management Digest, August 30, 2012
August 30, 2012 Volume IX, Issue 7

  1. 'Food Rx' Prescribes Better Eating Habits for Diabetics

  2. Will Limiting TV Time Prevent Weight Gain in Children?

  3. New Chart: Top Functionalities of Patient Registries

  4. Study Questions Validity of Quality Measure for Stroke Care

  5. Midlife Fitness Staves Off Chronic Disease at End of Life

  6. Q&A: Which 3 Tools Can Assess a Patient's Engagement in the PCMH?

  7. Obesity, Metabolic Factors Linked to Faster Cognitive Decline

  8. Anti-inflammatory Treatment to Be Evaluated for Preventing Strokes, Heart Attacks

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

  10. Food Insecurity Increases Hospital Use by HIV-Positive Urban Poor

  11. 10 Hallmarks of a Health-Literate Organization

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