Foreword. Osteoporosis: a constellation of problems
Postmenopausal osteoporosis: identifying women at risk and selecting appropriate agents
TERRY DIAMOND, TERRY GOLOMBIK
Osteoporosis-related fractures in postmenopausal women are rapidly increasing, leading to increased morbidity and premature mortality.
Secondary causes of osteoporosis in women: diagnoses not to be missed
TERRY DIAMOND, KATHERINE TONKS
About 20 to 40% of women with postmenopausal osteoporosis have another cause of osteoporosis in addition to oestrogen deficiency.
Treatment options for men with osteoporosis
TERRY DIAMOND, PETER EBELING
About one-third of men in Australia aged over 60 years suffer an osteoporotic fracture yet many do not receive osteoporosis-relevant investigation or treatment.
Understanding the importance of vitamin D for bone and systemic health
TERRY DIAMOND, REBECCA S MASON
Maintaining high serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D helps prevent abnormal bone metabolism and reduced muscle function, and also other conditions.
The fracture cascade: managing individuals who continue to fracture on antiosteoporotic therapies
TERRY DIAMOND, CHRIS WHITE
Appropriate antiosteoporotic agents and compliance with taking them are important in reducing future fractures.