• Efficacy & Safety of Bisphosphonates for the Treatment & Prevention of Osteoporosis: A Discussion of the Scientific Evidence

     
     
     
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    Efficacy & Safety of Bisphosphonates for the Treatment & Prevention of Osteoporosis: A Discussion of the Scientific Evidence

    Course Overview

    Sponsored by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the rational approach in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis post-fracture.
    2. Understand how a Fragility Fracture Service operates to systematically address all patients in a health plan or community after fractures.
    3. Understand how audience participants can help build a Fragility Fracture Service.

    Presenter Information

    Overview of Bisphosphonate Safety Issues

    Robert Adler, M.D.
    McGuire VA Medical Center
    Richmond, VA

    Proceedings from the FDA Advisory Committee on Efficacy and Safety of Long-Term Bisphosphonate Use for the Treatment and Prevention of Osteoporosis

    Theresa Kehoe, M.D.
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration

    Fracture Efficacy of Long Term Continuation of Bisphosphonates: An Examination of the Evidence

    Dennis Black, Ph.D.
    University of California
    San Francisco

    Response Panel for Questions and Answers:

    Robert Adler, M.D.
    McGuire VA Medical Center
    Richmond, VA

    Theresa Kehoe, M.D.
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration

    Dennis Black, Ph.D.
    University of California
    San Francisco

    Sundeep Khosla, M.D.
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Rochester, MN

    Elizabeth Shane, M.D.
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
    New York, NY

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