oa Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes in South Africa - Osteoporosis - assessment of the premenopausal patient : protocol for debate
|Article Title||Osteoporosis - assessment of the premenopausal patient : protocol for debate|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes in South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 2009|
|Pages||115 - 118|
|Keyword(s)||Osteoporosis, Peak bone mass and Premenopausal|
Osteoporosis is a common health issue worldwide, with serious long-term consequences. The lifetime risk of any fracture occurring in a woman aged 50 or over is more than 40%. The incidence of all types of fractures starts to rise after the menopause.
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