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Osteoporosis Update For Health Professionals - Mintlaw

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Saplin Brae Hotel

Mintlaw

Aberdeen

AB42 4LP

United Kingdom

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18.30 Registration, Refreshments and Networking
18.45 Welcome, Introductions & ROS Mayrine Fraser, Service delivery Lead, Royal Osteoporosis Society.
19.00 Fracture risk assessment - Dr Alison Black, Consultant Rheumatologist, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
  • When should fracture risk be assessed.
  • What tool should be used.
  • When is DXA indicated.
19.20 When to treat, what with and for how long? - Dr Rosemary Hollick, Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
  • Indications for treatment.
  • Treatment options.
  • Drug holidays.
19.50 Refreshments & visit stands
20.05 Commonly asked questions - Dr Alison Black/ Dr Rosemary Hollick.
  • Screening for secondary osteoporosis.
  • Managing cancer-treatment induced bone loss.
  • Steroids and osteoporosis.
20.35 Lifestyle, education and support - Fran Keech, Osteoporosis Nurse Specialist, NHS Grampian.
  • Physical activity for bone health.
  • Calcium and vitamin D supplementation.
  • Education and support for patients.
21.00 Summary & Close - Dr Rosemary Hollick
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Saplin Brae Hotel

Mintlaw

Aberdeen

AB42 4LP

United Kingdom

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