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3 Kanis JA, Johnell O, Oden A, Dawson A, De Laet C, Jonsson B: Ten year probabilities of osteoporotic fractures according to BMD and diagnostic thresholds. Osteoporos Int 2001;12:989–995. 4 Birks YF, Porthouse J, Addie C, Loughney K, Saxon L, Baverstock M, Francis RM, Reid DM, Watt I, Torgerson DJ: Randomized controlled trial of hip protectors among women living in the community. Osteoporos Int 2004;15:701–706. 5 Delmas PD: Treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. Lancet 2002;359:2018–2026. 6 Riggs BL, Parfitt AM: Drugs used to treat osteoporosis: the critical need for a uniform nomenclature based on their action on bone remodeling.

However, the overall effect of long-term therapy on bone resorption is quite small. This peptide has to be given by subcutaneous injection or nasal spray. It may cause nausea and a metallic taste when given subcutaneously, and it may also have an analgesic effect. Calcitonin has been used in the setting of acute vertebral fracture and for long-term treatment to reduce fracture risk [15]. Teriparatide Parathyroid hormone is a peptide hormone made by the parathyroid glands. The hormone itself (84 amino acids) or the 1–34 amino acid peptide (teriparatide) is anabolic to bone when injected subcutaneously once a day.

Unpublished data]. Acute Effects of GH on Insulin Sensitivity in GH-Deficient Patients The impact of replacing once daily (evening) injection with a 10-hour intravenous infusion of either saline or low-dose GH (35 ␮g/hour) beginning the evening before the study was evaluated in a study of adolescent GH-deficient patients receiving GH replacement therapy [6]. Continued GH infusion was associated with reduced basal rates of glucose as compared to saline-treated and healthy, untreated control subjects.

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