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The Clinical Takeaway: Bone Health Update

The Clinical Takeaway: Bone Health Update

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In this episode:
    

– Know your patient’s BMD; FRAX fracture risk calculator helps to refine risk
– Exclude disease states that can impact on the skeleton
– Lifestyle, appropriate supplementation and if pharmacological treatment is needed, they are all effective
– We may stop bisphosphonate therapy after seven years and monitor the BMD. A new agent Romosozumab will soon be available

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator
 
Total time: 57 mins
 
Guest: Dr Richard Prince, Consultant Endocrinologist; Academic Teacher and Researcher; Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Hollywood Hospital, WA

 

 
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