Osteoporosis in women.

  title={Osteoporosis in women.},
  author={Marjorie Bowman and John G Spangler},
  journal={Primary care},
  volume={24 1},
Many preventive and treatment strategies are now available for osteoporosis, offering many women the opportunity to forego its many complications. Exercise with calcium and vitamin D supplements is recommended for most patients. Estrogens are a preferred treatment but not acceptable to many women. Alendronate, a bisphosphonate, recently became available to… CONTINUE READING