• Chronic Kidney Disease & Osteoporosis

     
     
     
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    Chronic Kidney Disease & Osteoporosis

    Course Overview

    Sponsored by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

    Learning Objectives

    1. Review the epidemiology of fractures in patients with CKD – a specific focus on osteoporosis
    2. Review the etiology of fractures
    3. Review the methods to assess fracture risk
    4. Outline treatment options for patients with fracture and CKD

    Presenter Information

    Sophie Jamal, M.D., Ph.D.

    Dr. Sophie A. Jamal is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and the Director of the Multidisciplinary Osteoporosis Research Program at Women’s College Hospital. She is an Endocrinologist and Clinician Scientist who specializes in the treatment of osteoporosis. She has a PhD in Clinical Epidemiology and is the Co-Director of the Toronto Centre for the Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study. Her major research interests include studying the effects of nitrates on postmenopausal osteoporosis, determining the effects of kidney disease on bone and examining the relationship between osteoporosis and vascular calcification.

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