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NMIC Bulletin Vol. 26 No. 1 Update on Osteoporosis

1 April, 2020

Update on osteoporosis

  • Osteoporosis is associated with increased morbidity and mortality; the prevalence is increasing
  • Adults ≥50 years with risk factors should have their fracture risk assessed
  • Many patients with osteoporosis are under-treated
  • Bisphosphonates should be considered as first-line treatment