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Act early to counter rise in osteoporosis

she also has osteopenia, with a T-score of between 1.0 and 2.5. ... Lewiecki, who also directs the New Mexico Clinical Research &Osteoporosis Center in Albuquerque.
January 2017

Osteoporosis: What about men?

In general, the onset of osteoporosis is 10 years delayed in men compared with women. ... My patient was sent to an endocrinologist and was determined to have no secondary risk factors for osteoporosis.
June 2019

Do Nexium and other heartburn medicines cause osteoporosis?

Do Nexium and other heartburn medicines cause osteoporosis? Every week, I am asked by patients if their heartburn medicine causes osteoporosis. ... The belief that they can cause or accelerate osteoporosis is derived from large, pooled medical studies
June 2019

Hints for preventive care in inflammatory bowel disease | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

Patients with IBD, particularly Crohn's disease, are at very high risk for osteoporosis and osteopenia, Dr.
April 2019

Does FRAX lead to Fosamax?

According to the story, some docs are using the new FRAX diagnostic tool (which we covered in an article about male osteoporosis) to diagnose large numbers of patients with osteopenia. ... In the ACP Internist article on osteoporosis, experts talked
June 2019

ACP Potpourri

Women with normal bone density or mild osteopenia can wait 10 to 15 years before next rechecking their bone density, with very little risk of missing their transition to osteoporosis.
June 2019

How often should you check your bone mineral density?

For women with advanced osteopenia, a testing interval of only 1 year was required to detect osteoporosis in time. ... Moderate osteopenia / between -1.5 and -2. Advanced osteopenia / between -2 and -2.5.
June 2019

Vitamins in a Nutshell

Women of all ages should take calcium and vitamin D to improve bone density to decrease their future risk of osteoporosis.
June 2019

Conference News: Chest 2008

Biphosphonates may increase the risk for serious atrial fibrillation. A meta-analysis of 16, 322 patients found that 1-2% of those who took alendronate or zoledronic acid for osteoporosis experienced
June 2019

Vigilance needed to combat osteoporosis

This issue covers such topics as osteoporosis, nutrition, vertigo, and opioids and medical education. ... Data show that fewer women are being tested and treated for low bone density and that costs and hospitalizations among older women with osteoporosis
January 2017

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