Disease Management Digest, October 18, 2012
October 18, 2012 Volume IX, Issue 14

  1. Aetna to Offer Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Program to Texas Beneficiaries

  2. Study: Stroke Becoming More Common in Young People

  3. New Chart: Top 5 Cash-Based Wellness Incentives

  4. Patient Navigation Benefits Timely Cancer Diagnosis, Care for Vulnerable Patients

  5. Initiative Launched to Fight Childhood Obesity for Medicaid Beneficiaries in New Orleans

  6. Q&A: How Are Registries Used to Identify Gaps in Care?

  7. Pacific Islanders, South Asians and Filipinos Have Higher Diabetes Rates Than Other Ethnic Groups

  8. Cell Phone Data Used to Curb the Spread of Malaria

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: Population Health Management — Achieving Results in a Value-Based Healthcare System

  10. Study Finds Eating Lots of Carbs, Sugar May Raise Cognitive Impairment Risk

  11. Meet Embedded Health Coach Dr. Bud Harris — Engaging Truckers’ Heads, Hearts and Hamstrings in Triathlons

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