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Characteristics associated with anti-osteoporosis medication use: data from the Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW) USA cohort.

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INTRODUCTION: Many women at risk of fracture do not receive anti-osteoporosis medication (AOM), while others may be receiving unnecessary treatment. PURPOSE: To examine the characteristics associated with AOM use among women at low and high risks of fracture. METHODS: The Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW) is a prospective cohort study in which data were collected, via self-administered questionnaires, from 60,393 non-institutionalized women aged ≥ 55 years in 10 countr...

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10.1016/j.bone.2012.08.130

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Journal:
Bone
Volume:
51
Issue:
6
Pages:
975-980
Publication date:
2012-12-05
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EISSN:
1873-2763
ISSN:
8756-3282
URN:
uuid:93734f60-b59c-47bf-8920-dbab206d098e
Source identifiers:
356680
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pubs:356680

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