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Osteoporosis

E. Michael Lewieck M.D

Osteoporosis-related hip fractures are no longer on a downward trend in the U.S. A drop in reimbursement for a common screening technique could be to blame.

Douglas Bauer, M.D.

Using biomarkers to assess drug efficacy could pave the way for improved osteoporosis treatment, according to a new study.

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Some patients are not being screened or treated for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis by primary care physicians or rheumatologists.

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Should you prescribe Vitamin D to your patient to prevent fractures? If so, how much?

Nancy Lane, M.D.

Osteoporosis is undertreated with only half of patients who qualify for a diagnosis receiving treatment. There are particular considerations for patients with rheumatologic illness.

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Systemic bone loss can occur in psoriatic arthritis, but it doesn’t always show up using traditional scanning methods, new research finds.

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Evidence-based medicine and patient input needed in prescribing bisphosphonates for osteoporosis.

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