Online Webcast Teaches Physicians About Osteoporosis

OSU Wexner Medical Center logo Online Webcast Teaches Physicians About Osteoporosis. To help us better understand this condition, we’ve invited two of Ohio State University’s Metabolic Bone experts. We’re pleased to introduce Associate Professor of Internal Medicine Dr. Steven Ing. Steve is an endocrinologist who specializes in bone diseases and will take us through the evaluation of Osteoporosis. And Dr. Laura Ryan is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and is also an endocrinologist specializing in Women’s health including osteoporosis. Today she will discuss the treatment of Osteoporosis.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

  • Discuss Basics and Scope of Osteoporosis Problem
  • Review Fracture Risk Evaluation including clinical tips
  • Describe the treatment of osteoporosis, including non-pharmacological recommendations.
  • Review the mechanism of action of the medications currently FDA approved for osteoporosis treatment and the data supporting their anti-fracture efficacy.
  • Create an algorithm for the choice of treatment once fracture risk is found to be high.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • History and Physical
  • Bisphosphonates
  • Osteoporosis in Men

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