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Endocrine Conditions in Older Adults

Edition #474 | November 2018

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  • Summarize the osteoporosis screening recommendations for women and men.
  • Identify osteoporosis management options and their potential benefits and disadvantages.
  • Recognize the most common symptoms that occur during climacteric and describe how to diagnose menopause.
  • Describe management options for menopausal symptoms and issues surrounding initiation and discontinuation of hormone therapy.
  • Describe the initial biochemical and radiologic evaluation of an adrenal incidentaloma.
  • Identify the major types of adrenal tumors initially discovered as incidentalomas and discuss how to distinguish among them.
  • Describe the dietary options for improving health span and longevity.
  • Review the current state of pharmacotherapy for increasing longevity and list the drugs that currently are available on the US market.
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