Understand why fragility fractures are warning signs for osteoporosis and subsequent fracture risk, and learn about the possible clinical, personal, and economic burden associated with fragility fractures.2-5
Osteoporosis screening, diagnosis, and
treatment of high-risk patients
Proper diagnosis can help prevent future
fractures associated with progressive bone
loss and aging5,7
*2006 new cases, women all ages. †2005 annual incident all ages.
1. Delmas PD, et al. J Bone Miner Res. 2005;20:557-563. 2. Kanis JA, et al. Bone. 2004;35:375-382. 3. Camacho PM, et al. Endocr Pract. 2020;26(suppl 1):1-46. 4. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Bone Health and Osteoporosis: A Report of the Surgeon General. Rockville, MD: US Dept of Health and Human Services, Office of Surgeon General, 2004. 5. National Osteoporosis Foundation. Clinician’s Guide to Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis. Washington, DC: National Osteoporosis Foundation; 2014. 6. Watts NB, et al. Endocr Pract. 2010;16(suppl 3):1-37. 7. Siris ES, et al. Osteoporos Int. 2014;25:1439-1443.
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