Osteoporosis and Osteopenia
1. Recognize the risk factors for osteoporosis and the impact of comorbidities.
2. Discuss an approach to screening, diagnosing and treating osteoporosis.
3. Understand the behavioral and pharmacologic treatments that can benefit the patient with decreased bone density.
4. Examine the evidence for using complementary/alternative approaches to maintaining appropriate bone density.
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Edward J. Mayeaux, Jr., MD, FAAFP – Professor and Chairman, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia
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