Disease Management Digest, September 5, 2013
September 5, 2013  Volume X, Issue 5
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  1. CDC Finds 200,000 Heart Disease and Stroke Deaths Could Be Prevented

  2. Eating Whole Fruits Linked to Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

  3. New Chart: Top 5 Care Coordinators for Dually Eligible

  4. Total Annual Costs for Five Major HAIs Estimated at $9.8 Billion, Surgical Site Infections Contributed Most to Costs

  5. Study Finds School-Age Drinking Increases Breast Cancer Risk

  6. Q&A: Should Case Managers Use PAM to Help Members With Self-Management?

  7. Pre-Pregnancy Hormone Testing May Indicate Gestational Diabetes Risk

  8. HealthSounds Podcast: Managing Population Health with Integrated Registries and Effective Patient Touchpoints

  9. Dementia Risk Doubles for Elderly Patients Hospitalized with Infections

  10. Infographic: Sick! Epidemic of Chronic Diseases

  11. NIH Network Study Finds Increased Risk of Neurological, Cognitive Deficits in Youth with HIV

  12. Meet RN Case Manager Turned Grief Coach Audrey Pellicano: "We Don't Grieve in Front of People, We Grieve Alone"

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