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Osteoporosis with Prof Ian Reid

Professor Ian Reid an international expert on bone disease, discusses the latest on osteoporosis.


  • definitions
  • fracture risk calculators
  • considerations on lifestyle measures for prevention
  • making a diagnosis - when to assess risk
  • determining the best intervention
  • bisphosphonates
  • place of HRT
  • P1NP (Procollagen type I propeptides) test 
  • drug holiday options.


Ian Reid

Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology

Professor Ian Reid is a Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology at Auckland Medical School and a prominent figure in international bone research.