Osteoporosis: The Silent Disease of Aged Care

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Residential aged care facilities can be doing more to treat osteoporosis and can do better to prevent falls and osteoporosis-related fractures.

These are the conclusions from a new study looking at anti-osteoporosis medication use in aged care.

The study also found that reported diagnosis of osteoporosis in RACFs was lower than the international data, which suggests that up to 86 per cent of older adults have the disease.

Learn more in the AgedCare Insite interview with Dr Kimberly Lind: Osteoporosis: the silent disease of aged care

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