Osteoporosis with Prof Ian Reid

Date Published: 
Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 15:00
Duration: 
29:14

2015: Professor Ian Reid an international expert on bone disease, discusses the latest on osteoporosis. Ian is a Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology at the University of Auckland and an international expert and research award winner in osteoporosis.

Topics:

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

figure 2.pdf as discussed in this episode.

      

Presenter

Ian Reid 
Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology

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