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Webinar
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Care of Older People Clinical Network, Safer Care Victoria

Date & Time
-
Cost
Free
Description

This webinar will present a clinical definition of osteosarcopenia - the combination of osteopenia/osteoporosis and sarcopenia. Participants will hear about the clinical, functional, and biochemical features that are unique to patients with osteosarcopenia, as well as diagnosis, preventative measures and therapeutic interventions.

Presenter

Prof. Gustavo Duque, MD, PhD, FRACP is a geriatrician and a clinical and biomedical researcher with special interest in the mechanisms and treatment of osteoporosis, sarcopenia and frailty in older persons. Prof Duque is the Director of the Fracture Care and Prevention Program at Western Health (Melbourne).

More information

Care of Older People Clinical Network

OlderPeople.clinicalnetwork@safercare.vic.gov.au

 

Page last updated: 30 Jan 2019