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Bone Health
Approaches to the Treatment of Osteoporosis
Pinkerton JV, Dalkin AC
The Female Patient. 2009;34(6):30-33

Primary osteoporosis preventive measures include exercise plus adequate calcium and vitamin D in the diet or by supplement. FDA-approved treatment options for osteoporosis include oral and intravenous bisphosphonates, raloxifene, teriparatide, and calcitonin. Estrogen is FDA-approved for prevention of osteoporosis.


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