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Alternate options to hormone replacement therapy for osteoporosis.

@article{Shoemaker2003AlternateOT,
  title={Alternate options to hormone replacement therapy for osteoporosis.},
  author={James R. Shoemaker and Andrea Beth Klemes},
  journal={The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={103 10 Suppl 6},
  pages={
          S1-5
        }
}
This presentation, developed from a symposium lecture at the 40th Annual Convention of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians on March 22, 2003, in Nashville, Tenn, highlights three pivotal studies that have altered the preferred option for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in post-menopausal women. The Heart Estrogen/progestin Replacement Study (HERS), the HERS II, and the Women's Health Initiative provide evidence that the benefits (fewer colorectal cancers and hip… CONTINUE READING

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