Family Medicine Conference Details

Bone Health 2014 CME

Date: March 29, 2014
Location: Dallas, Texas 75390, United States
Email: veronica.mason@utsouthwestern.edu
Description: The aim of this symposium is to provide the latest knowledge and discuss controversies related to the pathogenesis and management of primary osteoporosis and drug-induced osteoporosis as well as covering current topics on mineral disorders in special populations such as patients with chronic kidney disease or kidney stones. The format of this symposium will be a series of lectures presented by experts in the field on a variety of topics followed by panel discussions where the audience can directly interact with the speakers.

7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - maximum

Venue: UT Southwestern Medical Center

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1 The importance of calciuria as lithogenic factors in patients with osteopenia/osteoporosis International Urology and Nephrology, February 18, 2015
2 Dietary intake of fiber, fruit, and vegetables decrease the risk of incident kidney stones in women: A Women's Health Initiative (WHI) report The Journal of Urology, June 9, 2014
3 The recent prevalence of osteoporosis and low bone mass in the United States based on bone mineral density at the femoral neck or lumbar spine Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, May 6, 2014
4 Implications of expanding indications for drug treatment to prevent fracture in older men in United States: cross sectional and longitudinal analysis of prospective cohort study BMJ, July 11, 2014 Evidence Based Medicine
5 Systematic review and meta-analysis of the performance of clinical risk assessment instruments for screening for osteoporosis or low bone density Osteoporosis International, February 3, 2015 Evidence Based Medicine Review Article

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