The impact of teriparatide adherence and persistence on fracture outcomes

  title={The impact of teriparatide adherence and persistence on fracture outcomes},
  author={Shuang-hong Yu and Russel T. Burge and Shonda A. Foster and Steven C Gelwicks and Eric S. Meadows},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
The study investigated the real-world relationship between teriparatide adherence and persistence and fracture outcomes in a US claims database. Fracture risk was estimated to decrease as adherence and persistence increased for any clinical, vertebral, and non-vertebral fractures. Greater emphasis on programs to increase patient adherence may improve clinical outcomes. Adherence to osteoporosis treatment is essential for achieving optimal therapeutic outcomes. Previous findings from clinical… CONTINUE READING
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