Presentation purpose:  Osteoporosis is common, with 50% of individuals over 50 years of age at risk of fracture and can result in substantial morbidity and mortality.  While osteoporosis can occur in both men and women, and the update covers all individuals, female is a known risk factor.

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Learning Objectives:  

​  Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to:
• Review controversies around calcium and Vitamin D supplements 
• Understand newer anabolic approaches to Osteoporosis 

• Critique the latest Osteoporosis guidelines

Target audience:
This activity is designed for the interdisciplinary audience including physicians, nursing, pharmacy, PA & Social Workers.


Disclosures:
Faculty:  Kenneth G. Saag, M.D.
* Has no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests
* Will not be discussing the off-label or investigational use of products


Course Chair reviewed and found no Conflict of Interest

All Ascension planners and reviewers have no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests.