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

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Clinical Practice Guidelines
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.

2018 Consensus Statement on the Quality of DXA Scans and Reports

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Consensus Statements
This consensus statement identifies common technical errors and issues that can affect DXA report conclusions and provides guidance on how to address those issues to ensure that patients receive appropriate osteoporosis care.

2018 Position Statement on the Use of Vitamins and Minerals in Skeletal Health

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Position Statements
This position statement addresses the use of dietary supplements on skeletal health, the need for more studies that accurately quantify the effect of an individual nutrient on bone health, the importance of recognizing the nutrient needs of each individual, and current understanding of optimal nutrition to maximize bone gain, minimize bone loss, and reduce fragility fracture risk.