• Choosing Osteoporosis Treatment: Using the Full Spectrum of Therapies

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    Choosing Osteoporosis Treatment: Using the Full Spectrum of Therapies

    Course Overview

    Sponsored by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

    Learning Objectives

    1. Be familiar with the pros and cons of standard therapy for osteoporosis.
    2. Understand that differences in efficacy among bisphosphonates, teriparatide, and denosumab in reducing fracture risk are small.
    3. Be able to make therapeutic decisions in specific patients, based on risks and benefits.

    Presenter Information

    Robert A. Adler, M.D.

    Dr. Robert A. Adler is Chief of Endocrinology at the McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia and Professor of Internal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. His research interests include screening men for osteoporosis, osteoporosis in patients with mobility disorders, and improving osteoporosis care in high risk patient populations. Dr. Adler was a member of the ASBMR Atypical Femoral Fractures Task Force and the Endocrine Society Male Osteoporosis Guidelines Committee. He is a member of ASBMR Council.


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