15th Annual Meeting | Update on Osteoporosis and Skeletal Health 2019

02/01/2020 9:13 PM - 03/27/2020 12:13 AMHealth 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

Senescence and Aging  |  Sundeep Khosla, MD

Update on Sclerostin: 2020  |  Matthew Drake, MD, PhD

What Every Physician Should Know About Bone Density Testing for Their Patients, Their Familiesand Themselves  |  
Elliott N. Schwartz, MD, CCD, CPD

10:20-10:40 Break

Update on Estrogen for Osteoporosis in the Modern Era)  | 
Risa Kagan, MD

Osteoporosis: Why We Overtreat Low-Risk Patients and Undertreat High-Risk Patients?  | 
Paul D. Millerz, MD

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

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

Celiac Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and Bone Health |  Robin Dore, MD

Clinical Management of Fractures While on Osteoporosis Therapy |  Robert Wermers, MD

2:45-3:00 Break

3 Anabolic Bone Drugs: Differences and Similarities and Some Useful Clinical Pearls  |  Kelly Krohn, MD

Nutrition and Osteoporosis 2020: Truths, Half-Truths and Un-Truths  | 
Sarah Morgan, MD

The Treatment Gap and How to Close It  |  Sundeep Khosla, 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. Apply the principles of DXA acquisition and analysis to the correctclinical interpretation of the studies.
  2. Recognize the changes that have taken place in the concepts and facts of estrogen therapy for osteoporosis over the last 20 years.
  3. Explain the effect of bowel diseases on bone health.
  4. Describe the importance of sclerostin in skeletal health.
  5. Explain the treatment strategies for osteoporosis and osteoporotic fractures.

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 2020, with a beginning date of 3/27/2020, 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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