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    ASBMR Members Nelson B. Watts, M.D., and JoAnn E. Manson, M.D., Ph.D. Provide Viewpoint on Evaluations and Treatment for Osteoporosis and Fracture Risk Evaluation

    Date: December 15, 2016

     

     

     ASBMR members Nelson B. Watts, MD and JoAnn E. Manson, MD, D.Ph. coauthored the article, Osteoporosis and Fracture Risk Evaluation and Management Shared Decision Making in Clinical Practice published this week in JAMA. This opinion piece touches on understanding patients’ decision making and the importance of providing accurate information—that in most cases, benefits of treatment far outweigh the risks—as essential for optimal long-term management of this potentially serious disorder.