|HIV Infection and Metabolic Bone Disease|
|Dolores Shoback, MD, Professor of Medicine, UCSF|
In this presentation, Dr. Shoback addresses low bone mass among HIV-infected individuals. After providing an explanation of the science of osteoporosis in HIV-uninfected patients, Dr. Shoback describes the epidemiology of low bone mass among HIV-infected individuals. She addresses key questions regarding screening and treatment, such as risk factors, when to start treatment, and what treatment is believed to be effective.
| Presenter: Dolores Shoback, MD|
Dr. Dolores Shoback is a Professor of Medicine at UCSF and Director of the UCSF Training Program in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism. Her research focuses on metabolic bone disease and regulation of bone remodeling.