Glucocorticoid-induced Osteoporosis

Academic Article

Abstract

  • © 2016 Elsevier Inc. Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis (GIOP) is one of the most common and serious adverse effects associated with glucocorticoid use. This article highlights GIOP pathophysiology, epidemiologic associations, effective treatment, and lifestyle modifications that can reduce fracture risk for long-term glucocorticoid users and additionally emphasizes the importance of early intervention.
  • Authors

    Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Pubmed Id

  • 26354289
  • Author List

  • Whittier X; Saag KG
  • Start Page

  • 177
  • End Page

  • 189
  • Volume

  • 42
  • Issue

  • 1