Osteoporosis: Prevention and Treatment

Term: 2010
Published: September 24, 2012
Revised: November 3, 2014

Osteoporosis and associated fractures are significant public health issues that are expected to become more important as the population of the United States ages.  Fortunately, there are effective strategies for prevention and treatment.  The purpose of this educational activity is to help clinicians decrease osteoporotic fractures and their associated morbidity and mortality through preventive treatment and the diagnosis and treatment of low bone mass.

About the Creators

Team Leader
Jane McCort, MD
General Medicine
Team Members
Van Harrison, PhD
Medical Education

Jane M. Nicholson, MD
Lourdes Velez, MD
Family Medicine

Robert Lash, MD

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