More than 40 million people in the U.S. have osteoporosis or are at high risk.
Osteoporosis is a metabolic bone disorder that often occurs in conjunction with other diseases and conditions, notably menopause and endocrine disorders.
Led by Deborah Kado, MD, MS, our bone health team includes researchers at the forefront of new discoveries, who are experts in tailoring osteoporosis therapy to treat co-occurring conditions that may alter the course of standard care.
See how osteoporosis is diagnosed at UC San Diego Health System and learn more about this common bone disorder.
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