An Update on HIV & Bone Disease
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Krupa Shah, MBBS, MPH
Center for Bone Health, University of Rochester Medical Center
Presentation Date: 5/25/2012
Release Date: 6/21/2012
- Describe data that suggests immune reconstitution may play a major role in antiretroviral therapy-related bone loss.
- Explain how HIV viral proteins may affect osteoblast and osteoclast function.
- Explain how to screen for patients at high risk for osteoporosis and recommendations for preventing bone loss.
Dr. Krupa Shah is a board-certified geriatrician in the Dept of Medicine and the Dept of Orthopaedics. Her clinical and research interests include physical frailty and bone metabolism with a focus on prevention of functional decline and fragility fractures. The overall aim is to improve patient care and quality of life in older adults.