• Clinicians have 'a ways to go' in managing osteoporosis in women

    5 days ago - By Healio

    Women with osteoporosis are not being identified and treated at sufficient rates, according to a presenter at the 2020 Congress of Clinical Rheumatology-West.
    Michael McClung, MD, founding director of the Oregon Osteoporosis Center, suggested that while novel therapeutic options do not cure osteoporosis, they can protect patients from fracture. But treatment must be ongoing.
    “Osteoporosis is a chronic condition of impaired bone strength,” McClung said in his presentation. “We have come to appreciate that lifelong management of patients with osteoporosis is required.”
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