Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Models of Primary Osteoporosis Screening in Male Veterans|
Cathleen S. Colon-Emeric
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||Health Services R&D
|| August 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Current VA Undersecretary Guidelines recommend primary osteoporosis screening for at-risk men to reduce the morbidity, mortality, and cost associated with osteoporotic fractures. However, our recent work in a national Veterans Health Administration cohort of over 4,000,000 men demonstrated that primary osteoporosis screening as it is currently operationalized does not benefit most older Veterans due to inefficient targeting and low subsequent treatment and adherence rates. The overall objective...
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