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What is the Best Treatment for Osteoporosis?

Bisphosphonates have become mainstays in the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis, most commonly in post-menopausal women. Although all the bisphosphonates share similar FDA approvals and overall labeling, specific differences make agents more attractive than others in various situations.

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Affiliations: Department of Emergency Medicine, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Associate Physician Editor, Clinical Geriatrics® Dr. Spivack is Founder, Connecticut Geriatrics Society; Medical Staff, Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, CT      
Affiliations: 1Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 2Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Affiliations:  1Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 2University of Maryland Medical Center and R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD

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