University of Wisconsin hosts biennially the Bare Bones of Osteoporosis Care Symposium. This year the Wisconsin Bone Club followed the symposium.
Felicia Cosman, MD from Helen Hayes in New York was the guest speaker at both. She expanded on the new thoughts and guidelines presented at NOF in April. These were a complete change of approach from just a few years ago.
Treat to Target. Anabolics first to build bone and then preserve with Antiresorptives. Reconsider VFA for all first time DXA evaluations.
More detail about these in the weeks to come.
Jay Ginther, MD