Robert A. Adler

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Calcium in osteoporotic patients

Are you sure the Patient has a Need for Calcium for Osteoporosis? Management and Treatment of the Disease Should I prescribe calcium for my patient with osteoporosis? If so, how much? Need for calcium: Modern studies of osteoporosis treatment have included calcium (and vitamin D) with the pharmacologic treatment. There is a little evidence that…


My patient read on the internet that there is a new drug for osteoporosis called abaloparatide. Is it available? What does it do? Abaloparatide is a new drug being considered by the FDA for the treatment of osteoporosis. Like teriparatide (Forteo), it is an anabolic agent, one that actually builds bone. So, it is very…

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