Management of osteoporosis in CKD Stages 3 to 5.

  title={Management of osteoporosis in CKD Stages 3 to 5.},
  author={Patricia L. Gordon and Lynda Ann Frassetto},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  volume={55 5},
Osteoporosis and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are both common conditions of older adults and both may be associated with substantial morbidity. However, biochemical and histologic changes that occur with progressive kidney disease require specific interventions, some of which may be concordant with osteoporosis management in the general population, whereas others may be less relevant or perhaps even harmful. In this article, we review the diagnosis of and management strategies for osteoporosis… CONTINUE READING

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