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Bone health across Australia. A perspective from Osteoporosis Australia

Osteoporosis Australia (OA) is a national charity representing over 4 million Australians above the age of 50 years  living with poor bone health. The organisation...
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APCO: Serving the global “hub” of osteoporosis and fragility fractures

Independent expert body stages second annual meeting   In line with what is rapidly becoming the new normal, the second Asia Pacific Consortium of Osteoporosis...
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East Meets West: Current Practices and Policies in the Management of Musculoskeletal Aging

The recently published paper “East meets West: Current practices and policies in the management of musculoskeletal aging” reflects a new initiative originated by the Chinese Medical...
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Diabetes and fracture risk: Clinicians’ dilemma

Patients with Type 2 diabetes (T2D) have a higher fracture risk compared to those without diabetes, but the mechanism of increased bone fragility in T2D...
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AACE/ACE clinical practice guidelines for postmenopausal osteoporosis: risk stratification and implications for practice in Asia?

The Asia Pacific Consortium on Osteoporosis (APCO) unites clinical experts from across our region to develop practical solutions to pressing challenges facing osteoporosis management and...
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Managing osteoporosis during COVID-19

On March 11, 2020, The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. This unprecedented world-wide crisis can be combated only through global...
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Consistency in osteoporosis guidelines pivotal to achieving optimal bone health outcomes

The publishing of clinical practice guidelines aims to ensure the delivery of quality procedural standards for the diagnosis, treatment and management of a specific health...
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Staying safe during COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to sweep the globe and distancing restrictions are further tightened, the effective use of telehealth services is more critical now than ever...
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Announcing APCO’s inaugural Chair

Dr Manju Chandran, a leader in the fields of Endocrinology and Bone Metabolism, is the Inaugural Chair of the Asia Pacific Consortium on Osteoporosis (APCO)....
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Introducing APCO

Did you know more than 200 million people worldwide live with osteoporosis? Or that Asia Pacific is home to 4.5 billion people and comprises 71...
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