2020 Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

This guideline provides recommendations to reduce a person's risk of osteoporosis-related fractures and to evaluate, diagnose, and treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, based on fracture presence, assessment of fracture risk/probability, measurement of bone mineral density or bone mass, and a patient’s history, among other factors.

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Osteoporosis is a worldwide problem and people with osteoporosis are more likely to fracture their bones. Listen to experts, Dr. Steven Petak, Dr. Pauline Camacho, and Dr. Nelson Watts to learn the four diagnostic criteria for osteoporosis under the 2020 AACE guidelines.