The intelligent patient guide to osteoporosis

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Intelligent Patient Guide,
Pub. Date:
2009.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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Inside This Guide What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis versus osteopenia. Do I have osteoporosis? Should I get tested? If my mother or father has osteoporosis, am I going to get it? Can diet and exercise prevent or reverse osteoporosis? Everything about calcium and vitamin D supplements, including risks. Is dairy calcium better than calcium from supplements? Bone mineral density, DXA testing, and T-scores. Is ultrasound a good way of diagnosing osteoporosis? Fragility fractures - why they happen and how they are treated. The new FRAX 10-year fracture risk calculator. Is hormone replacement therapy a reasonable treatment? Osteoporosis in men. Osteoporosis in the premenopausal woman. What treatment options are available to me? Medications including risks and benefits of: etidronate (Didronel), alendronate (Fosamax), risedronate (Actonel), ibandronate (Boniva) and zoledronate (Aclasta), raloxifene (Evista), parathyroid hormone and teriparatide (Forteo). The best ways to follow up during treatment. Book jacket.
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