Metabolic Bone Disease

Session Type: ARHP Concurrent Sessions
Tuesday, November 8, 2011: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
W470b (McCormick Place West)
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Session Overview:
Post-menopausal osteoporosis is a common problem in daily clinical practice. There are other bone diseases that are less well known, missed or inadequately managed. This session will concentrate on how to recognize and manage lesser-known metabolic bone problems.

Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:

  • discuss how to differentiate osteoporosis from osteomalacia
  • order appropriate investigations in a male patient with osteoporosis
  • develop a management plan for patients with Paget’s disease of bone

Moderator: Kori A. Dewing, DNP, ARNP, Virginia Mason Medical Center
Talks:
4:30 PM
Male Osteoporosis
Shreyasee Amin, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
5:00 PM
Pagetís Disease of Bone
Michael McClung, Oregon Osteoporosis Center, Portland, OR
5:30 PM
Osteomalacia
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