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Society for Endocrinology BES 2017

Harrogate, UK
06 Nov 2017 - 08 Nov 2017

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SfE BES 2017 will be on the 6-8 November 2016 in Harrogate, UK.

Master Class

Masterclass 1: Bone Masterclass

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Osteoporosis management: the cutting edge

Abrahamsen Bo

We all encounter patients with osteoporosis in our daily practice - indeed the risk of osteoporotic fractures is increased in most endocrine disorders. The basic principles of diagnosing and treating osteoporosis and eliminating secondary causes remain simple and we should master them. However, providing truly excellent osteoporosis management is challenging and is much more than using the latest osteoporosis medication.There are challenges. Few clinicia...

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A comprehensive secondary fracture prevention strategy

Javaid Muhammad

With over 500,000 fragility fractures a year and an ageing demographic, tackling the burden of osteoporosis is an urgent national priority. Effective secondary fracture prevention within the NHS could prevent over 20,000 fragility fractures including 9,000 hip fractures within 5 years. Ensuring this care gap is closed requires support from political prioritisation, business case models, getting started and getting improved and sustainable. This presentation will highlight the ...