14th Annual Meeting | Update on Osteoporosis and Skeletal Health 2019

03/04/2019 9:13 PMHealth Education Center Fontaine Auditorium 400 Hawthorne Oakland, CA, 94609

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7:30-8:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast

Introduction  |  Elliott N. Schwartz, MD, Program Moderator

Anabolic Therapies for Osteoporosis  |  Michael McClung, MD

Trabecular Bone Score (TBS)  |  Didier Hans, Ph.D., MBA

Update on Nephrolithiasis  |  
John R. Asplin, MD

10:20-10:40 Break

Surrogates for Fracture Endpoints: Bone Mineral Density and Bone Turnover Markers; A Study by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH)  |  
Douglas Bauer, MD

What the Primary Care Provider Should Know About Bisphosphonate Therapy  |  
Elliott N. Schwartz, MD

12:10-12:30 Morning Session Panel Q&A

12:30-1:15 PM Lunch with the Faculty

Genetic Markers for Osteoporosis and Musculoskeletal Injuries  |  Stuart K. Kim, PhD

FGF-23 and Klotho  |  Susan M. Ott, MD

2:45-3:00 Break

Glucocorticoid-induced Osteoporosis: An Update  |  Michael Maricic, MD

Update on denosumab  |  
Michael McClung, MD

The Treatment Gap and How to Fix It  |  Douglas Bauer, MD

5:15-5:25 Afternoon Session Panel Q&A

5:25-5:30 Conclusion and Evaluation



After this meeting, attendees will be able to:

  1. Describe important new information on medications for osteoporosis.
  2. Discuss the role of genetic screens to predict fracture risk.
  3. Relate the role of FGF-23 and Klotho in the etiology of metabolic bone disease.
  4. Recognize the importance of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis and its treatment.
  5. Identify the role and measurement of bone quality in the evaluation of bone strength.
  6. Define the work-up of nephrolithiasis and its significance in metabolic bone disease.

Physician Accreditation:  The Northern California Institute for Bone Health, Inc. is the provider for continuing medical education for physicians and allied health professionals.


This Live activity, UPDATE ON OSTEOPOROSIS AND SKELETAL HEALTH 2019, with a beginning date of 5/31/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 8.0 Elective credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

There are no refunds for this event.

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