Disease Management Digest, December 8, 2011
December 8, 2011 Volume VIII, Issue 21

  1. Medical Marijuana Plus Opiates Could Help Patients Reduce Pain

  2. Depression Increases Risk of Dementia in Type 2 Diabetics

  3. New Chart: Who's Connecting HRAs to Care Management?

  4. Report Highlights Year's Most Significant Developments in Cancer Research

  5. Nearly 3 out of 4 Americans with HIV Do Not Have Infection Under Control

  6. Q&A: Is Medication Non-Adherence an Issue in Chronic Pain Patients?
    (open access until December 14.)

  7. Study Identifies Cause of Diabetes Misdiagnosis in Asian Americans

  8. Could Eating Fish Reduce Alzheimer's Disease Risk?

  9. HealthSounds Video: Embedded Case Managers in Healthcare

  10. US Hispanics Were at Greater Risk for H1N1 Flu During 2009 Pandemic

  11. 8 Ways EHRs Can Enhance Care Coordination for the Chronically Ill

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