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Frankly Speaking CME 136

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Boning Up on Treatment for Osteopenia - Frankly Speaking EP 136Guest: Alan M. Ehrlich, MD, FAAFP
Music Credit: Richard Onorato

Bisphosphonates help prevent fractures in elderly women with osteoporosis, but their benefit in women with osteopenia has been unclear.  A recent trial showed that a yearly injection of zoledronic acid can reduce fractures in women with osteopenia. 

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Release Date: 9/3/2019

Expiration Date: 9/3/2020

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the health benefits of treating osteopenia
  • Counsel women effectively on the risks and benefits of zoledronic acid  
     

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Frank J. Domino, MD

Professor,Family Medicine and Community Health,
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

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Alan M. Ehrlich, MD, FAAFP

Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School,
Executive Editor, DynaMed

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Boning Up on Treatment for Osteopenia - Frankly Speaking EP 136

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