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Pam Flores

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Patient Blogger, wife, advocate, and caregiver

Atypical Femur Fractures Explained

According to Girgis et al., Whilst bisphosphonates are an established modality in the treatment of osteoporosis, there have been increasing concerns regarding the risk of an unusual form of femur fracture amongst patients receiving bisphosphonates for prolonged periods.  These fractures referred to as ‘atypical’, have been... Read moreChevron

Pam Flores

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Treating Spinal Compression Fractures

If you've recently been diagnosed with bone loss, fractures are the number one concern.  Spinal fractures are very common.  Below is an explanation on what they are, how they are diagnosed and how they should be treated.

 

What is a spinal compression fracture?

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Pam Flores

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The Link Between Bone Loss Drugs and Jaw Bone Disorders

What is bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BrONJ)?


Osteonecrosis of the jaw is a disorder where the blood supply to a bone stops or decreases and can cause an infection or bone death.  According to the American Dental Association: The typical clinical presentation... Read moreChevron

posted 03/26/2015, comments (0)|
PJ Hamel

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Breast cancer survivor, author, volunteer, support group founder/leader

Cancer Hormone Drugs and Bone Loss: Beware Hidden Damage

Did you know hormone therapy to prevent breast cancer recurrence can lead to bone loss? Here’s how to approach this serious issue.

 

Breast cancer treatment can be a long process – if you’ve been through it, I’m preaching to the choir here, right?

 

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Pam Flores

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Patient Blogger, wife, advocate, and caregiver

The Best Fortified Foods for Calcium and Vitamin D

Some manufacturers add nutrients into their products like, calcium and vitamin D.  If you are trying to get most of your vitamin D and calcium from your diet, you may want to include foods that are enriched with these nutrients to provide additional nourishment to your daily consumption of these bone-building and preserving... Read moreChevron

posted 03/13/2015, comments (0)|

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