Patients with low bone mass – What is going on?
If the underlying condition remains unrecognised and untreated, the response of secondary osteoporosis to conventional anti-osteoporosis therapy may be incomplete
You will learn:
• The key issues facing the clinician with regard to the patient with secondary osteoporosis
• The risk factors and common causes of secondary osteoporosis, screening, and assessment of fracture risk
• The role of the thyroid gland and diabetes in secondary osteoporosis
• The identification of patients likely to have secondary osteoporosis and the selection of appropriate therapies for their management.