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World Osteoporosis Day 2020

Planned program for World Osteoporosis Day on 20th October 2020 by the Department of Orthopaedics AIIMS, Mangalagiri 1. BMD Screening camp for patients attending the Outpatient Clinic 9.30am -12.00pm and health care workers. 2. Awareness program in the OPD block at 9.15 am for a. What is osteoporosis? The importance of early diagnosis and intervention. b. Consequences of Osteoporosis. c. Prevention of osteoporosis (Importance of diet and exercises) 3. Awareness Posters will be put in the OPD block. 4. Release of Patient information Pamphlet on Osteoporosis awareness and prevention. 5. Webinar on Osteoporosis- 3.00PM-4.00PM Webinar Program: 1. Introduction to Osteoporosis and World Osteoporosis day. Dr. Vineet Thomas Abraham Additional Professor 2. Causes and Pathogenesis of Osteoporosis Dr. Muni Srikanth Associate Professor 3. Diagnosing Osteoporosis Dr. Kalyan Deepak S Assistant Professor 4. Fracture risk prediction tools and their importance DR. K. Venkatramana Assistant Professor 5. Medical Management of Osteoporosis Dr. Purushotham L Assistant Professor 6 Prevention- Bone healthy diet and exercise recommendations Dr. Venkateshwar Reddy Senior Resident 7. Concluding remarks and Vote of Thanks Dr.Vineet Thomas Abraham

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