15th Annual Meeting (Update on Osteoporosis and Skeletal Health 2020)

15th Annual Meeting (Update on Osteoporosis and Skeletal Health 2020)

03/27/2020 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

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7:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 Introduction
Elliott N. Schwartz, MD, Program Moderator
8:05 Senescence and Aging
Sundeep Khosla, MD
8:50 Update on Sclerostin: 2020
Matthew Drake, MD, PhD
9:35 What Every Physician Should Know About Bone Density Testing for Their Patients, Their Families and Themselves
Elliott N. Schwartz, MD, CCD, CPD
10:20 Break
10:40 Update on Estrogen for Osteoporosis in the Modern Era
Risa Kagan, MD
11:25 Osteoporosis: Why We Overtreat Low-Risk Patients and Undertreat High-Risk Patients?
Paul D. Miller, MD
12:10 Morning Session Panel Q&A
12:30 Lunch with the Faculty
1:15 Celiac Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and Bone Health
Robin Dore, MD
2:00 Clinical Management of Fractures While on Osteoporosis Therapy
Robert Wermers, MD
2:45 Break
3:00 3 Anabolic Bone Drugs: Differences and Similarities and Some Useful Clinical Pearls
Kelly Krohn, MD
3:45 Nutrition and Osteoporosis 2020: Truths, Half-Truths and Un-Truths
Sarah Morgan, MD
4:30 The Treatment Gap and How to Close It
Sundeep Khosla, MD
5:15 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 correct clinical 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


This Live activity, Update on Osteoporosis and Skeletal Health 2020, with a beginning date of 03/27/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 8.00 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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