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The treatment and management of osteoporosis involves lifestyle changes and medications. Although osteoporosis is highly preventable, it cannot be cured. Treatment focuses on reducing the incidence of fractures and slowing bone loss.
Treatment involves the following:
Osteoporosis. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at:
http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T113815/Osteoporosis. Updated June 9, 2016. Accessed October 4, 2016.
NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center
website. Available at:
http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Bone/Osteoporosis/overview.asp. Updated June 2015. Accessed May 19, 2016.
Treatment. National Osteoporosis Foundation website. Available at:
https://www.nof.org/patients/treatment. Accessed May 19, 2016.
Last reviewed May 2016 by Michael Woods, MD
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