Osteopenia: To Treat or Not To Treat?

@article{Mcclung2005OsteopeniaTT,
  title={Osteopenia: To Treat or Not To Treat?},
  author={M. Mcclung},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={142},
  pages={796-7}
}
  • M. Mcclung
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • The availability of an accepted and widely available diagnostic test and a set of effective treatment options for osteoporosis has challenged clinicians in deciding which patients should be treated. Once diagnosed when older women experienced a fracture of the spine or hip, osteoporosis is now recognized as a disorder of impaired bone strength that predisposes to fracture (1). The diagnosis of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women is now based solely on bone mineral density (BMD) values (T-score… CONTINUE READING
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