Osteoporosis is a chronic disease that can impact a patient's life.3 Learn about communication strategies that help patients understand their diagnosis and treatment options.
Screening for osteoporosis is the first step in mitigating fracture risk.3-5 In this video, learn what key questions to ask to identify patients at risk for osteoporosis and fractures, what tools can be used for risk assessment, and what patients are at high risk for fracture and eligible for treatment.#usa-785-80042
This unique perspective uses real data and cutting-edge algorithms to demonstrate progressive bone loss associated with aging. The accelerated loss of trabecular and cortical bone after menopause is a key contributor to future fracture risk, which can be avoided with appropriate diagnosis and timely treatment.#usa-785-80106
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