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Unformatted text preview: through an assessment of clinical risk factors. The risk factors are smocking, excessive alcohol intake, low body mass index, glucocorticosteroid use, rheumatoid arthritis, previous fragility fracture and a parental history hip fracture. The risk of Osteoporosis can be managed through lifestyle. Vitamin D and calcium play an essential role in reducing the risk of Osteoporosis and overall bone health. According to several metanalyses calcium should be giving in combination for optimal results....
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This note was uploaded on 12/19/2011 for the course CHEMISTRY 0012 taught by Professor Wester during the Fall '10 term at St. Thomas FL.
- Fall '10