Diagnosis

LupusRheumatoid ArthritisPsoriatic ArthritisScleradermaOsteoarthritis (Knee)

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Osteoporosis 

  • What is it?
    • Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to become weak and brittle. Many suffering with osteoporosis bones are so brittle that a fall or even mild stresses such as bending over or coughing can cause a fracture. Osteoporosis-related fractures most commonly occur in the hip, wrist or spine
  • Symptoms
    • Back pain, caused by a fractured or collapsed vertebra
    • Loss of height over time
    • A stooped posture
    • A bone fracture that occurs much more easily than expected
  • How is it diagnosed?
    • If you or a physician suspect a diagnosis of Osteoporosis a low-level X-ray call a bone density scan can be completed to determine the proportion of minerals in your bones.
  • How is it treated?
  • Treatments for Osteoporosis includes the used of medication such as bisphosphonates including Alendronate (Fosamax),Risedronate (Actonel, Atelvia), Ibandronate (Boniva), and Zoledronic acid (Reclast); Hormone related therapies such as Raloxifene (Evista); Other Medications such as Denosumab (Prolia) or Teriparatide (Forteo).
  • Lifestyle changes and home remedies as well¬† as alternative medicine have also been used as treatment options.

**Currently Open For Enrollment**

A Randomized, Multicenter, Open-label, Parallel Group Study in Postmenopausal Women With Osteoporosis to Evaluate the Noninferiority of Subject-administered Romosozumab via Autoinjector/Pen vs. Healthcare Provider-administered
Romosozumab via Prefilled Syringe

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