Osteoporosis Guidelines and Treatment Options

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 Pharmacist, discusses the importance of diagnosing and treating osteoporosis.

 Pharmacist, discusses the importance of diagnosing and treating osteoporosis.

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Featuring Dr. Alan Low, BSc.(Pharm.), Pharm. D., FCSHP, Pharmacist Video Title: Osteoporosis Guidelines and Treatment Options Duration: 2 minutes, 28 seconds

Presenter: Dr. Alan Low, Pharmacist, Vancouver, BC

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Osteoporosis Video Quiz ( 26 participated.)

Do you know why it is so important to diagnose and treat Osteoporosis?

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1

A patient who is high risk for bone fractures have a greater than 20% risk of getting a fracture.

2

It is important to diagnose osteoporosis so that proper treament or lifestyle changes can be made.

3

If a person with Osteoporosis gets a bone fracture, it is not a predictor of other fractures in the future

4

When a woman gets a hip fracture, it increases the risk of morbidity and mortality drastically

5

Osteoporosis can occur in men and in women and it is important to see your family physician to get a personal risk assessment done

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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