Expert Video - What are the best management strategies for a person with osteoporosis?
Women's health expert Risa Kagan, MD, and osteoporosis expert David Karpf, MD, discuss the value of vitamins and lifestyle changes in managing osteoporosis. Weight-bearing exercise is valuable for strengthening the body and improving balance. They discuss the changes in reflexes and muscle mass that accompany changes in bone density, and how these changes affect the types of falls and fractures that are likely to occur.
This educational activity has been developed by American Bone Health and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.
This activity is supported by educational grants from Amgen, Hologic, UCB, and Zimmer Biomet.
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