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Webinar 24 – An Integrative Approach to Bone Health and Osteoporosis

April 9, 2024 7-8:30 pm

An Integrative Approach to Bone Health and Osteoporosis

Webinar Details

Duration

90 minutes

Price

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Track

For Professionals and the Public

Webinar Description

Fractures are common in the elderly – with a 20% lifetime risk for men and a 40% lifetime risk for women.  About one in five elderly adults with fracture die within the following year.  In this webinar, Dr. John Neustadt, a national expert on osteoporosis diagnosis and treatment, will talk about the limitations of current methods of predicting fracture risk and how to improve bone health. 

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Specific Topics:

Is DXA assessment of bone density predictive of fracture risk?

Are blood markers of bone formation and bone turnover helpful in assessment?

How can a person with low bone density minimize fracture risk?

What are evidence-based recommendations for diet, exercise, and supplements?

When should medications be considered and what are their pros and cons?