Bone and Calcium Disorders   

Questions discussed in this category


Do treatments for osteoporosis have a large enough effect on tooth movement to make Invisalign less effective?

Many patients are interested in romosozumab for "maximizing bone gain" and preventing future fractures. Some have had anabolic therapy with teriparati...

The patient has very low urinary calcium despite calcium supplements, vitamin D used to be low now normal. Continues to have elevated PTH with normal ...

After replacing Vitamin D, what will be your first treatment of choice? Labs including ALP and calcium levels are normal. T scores are -3 or above. Th...

With the time intervals recommended after taking each medicine, I am wondering how patients should be counseled.

A male patient in his 30s with two lumbar compression fractures (non-traumatic) and a Z-score of -2.6 in the spine, Z-score -0.5 in hips. History of 3...

I’ve seen several such patients who have no secondary causes for bone loss, on adequate calcium/vitamin D, and compliant with denosumab who do n...

Should this patient population be treated differently? At our institution, we have started using EPIC to screen many patients for osteoporosis and ou...


Papers discussed in this category


The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology, 2019 Aug 22

JBMR plus, 2021 Aug 30

World journal of surgery, 2004 Apr 19

Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, 2019-07

Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN, 2017-08-07

Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, 2018-10-05

Joint bone spine, 2021 May 19

Genes, 2022 Oct 17

Current osteoporosis reports, 2021 Feb 01