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Treatment To Prevent Fractures in Men and Women With Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis: An Update

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Interventions To Prevent Osteoporotic Fracture

Interventions to prevent osteoporotic fracture include pharmacologic agents, dietary and supplemental vitamin D and calcium, and weight-bearing exercise. These interventions are also used (although with less frequency) in patients with osteopenia, a less severe degree of low bone density.