Comprehensive Therapy

, Volume 26, Issue 3, pp 183–189

Osteoporosis: Evaluation and treatment


  • Joan L. Milott
    • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Sandra S. Green
    • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Marilyn M. Schapia
    • Medical College of Wisconsin
Original Article

DOI: 10.1007/s12019-000-0007-8

Cite this article as:
Milott, J.L., Green, S.S. & Schapia, M.M. Compr Ther (2000) 26: 183. doi:10.1007/s12019-000-0007-8


Osteoporosis is a common and costly disease. This article discusses the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis, including hormone replacement, bisphosphonates, calcitonin, raloxifene, and alternative therapies. As our population ages, osteoporosis will become an even more common disease.

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© Humana Press Inc. 2000