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The Endocrine Society’s

CliniCal

Guidelines

Osteoporosis in Men:
An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline

Authors: nelson B. Watts, Robert a. adler, John P. Bilezikian, Matthew T. drake, Richard eastell, eric s. Orwoll, and Joel s. Finkelstein Affiliations: Mercy Health Osteoporosis & Bone Health services (n.B.W.), Cincinnati Ohio 45236; McGuire Veterans affairs Medical Center and Virginia Commonwealth university school of Medicine (R.a.a.), Richmond, Virginia 23298; Columbia university College of Physicians and surgeons (J.P.B.), new York, new York 10032; College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (M.T.d.), Rochester, Minnesota 55905; Medical school at the university of sheffield (R.e.), sheffield s10 2RX, united Kingdom; Oregon Health & sciences university (e.s.O.), Portland, Oregon 97239; and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical school (J.s.F.), Boston, Massachusetts 02114 Co-Sponsoring Associations: american society for Bone and Mineral Research (asBMR), european Calcified Tissue society (eCTs), european society of endocrinology (ese), international society for Clinical densitometry (isCd) Disclaimer: Clinical Practice Guidelines are developed to be of assistance to endocrinologists and other health care professionals by providing guidance and recommendations for particular areas of practice. The Guidelines should not be considered inclusive of all proper approaches or methods, or exclusive of others. The Guidelines cannot guarantee any specific outcome, nor do they establish a standard of care. The Guidelines are not intended to dictate the treatment of a particular patient. Treatment decisions must be made based on the independent judgment of health care providers and each patient’s individual circumstances. The endocrine society makes no warranty, express or implied, regarding the Guidelines and specifically excludes any warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular use or purpose. The society shall not be liable for direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages related to the use of the information contained herein. First published in Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, June 2012, 97(6): 1802–1822. © The endocrine society, 2012

The Endocrine Society’s

CliniCal

Guidelines

Osteoporosis in Men:
An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline

Table of Contents
abstract. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 summary of Recommendations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Method of development of evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 evaluation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 lifestyle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Treatment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Monitoring Therapy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 Order Form . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 Reprint information, Questions & Correspondences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
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