David Karpf, MD, explains that osteoporosis is a lifelong chronic condition that can be managed effectively. He describes osteoporosistreatments that can reduce the risk of fractures, including those that slow the rate at which the body reabsorbs bone. He also discusses how lifestyle changes to prevent falls can lower the risk of breaking a bone.
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