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Bone Health 2014 CME

Date:
March 29, 2014
Location:
Dallas, Texas 75390, United States
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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Read Article Summaries From Top Medical Journals

1 Kidney stones and cardiovascular events: A cohort study Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, December 9, 2013

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 Use of pharmacologic agents for the primary prevention of osteoporosis among older women with low bone mass Osteoporosis International, January 2, 2014

4 Pathogenesis of alcohol-induced osteoporosis and its treatment: A review Current Drug Targets, December 19, 2013 Review Article

5 Soda and other beverages and the risk of kidney stones Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, August 8, 2013

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