Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0001pp121 | Calciotropic and phosphotropic hormones and mineral metabolism | ECTS2013

Calcium dietary intake in southern lebanese women

Yaghi Yasser , Horr Fatiha El , Maan Nancy , Yaghi Kinda

Aim: The aim of this study was to assess the calcium daily food intake in Lebanese women living in South Lebanon, an under privileged area.Subjects and methods: Assessment of calcium food intake was performed with a validated questionnaire in 290 female patients attending clinics in two main referral health centers in South Lebanon.Results: The mean age of patients was 54.76 years and the mean BMI was 30.07 kg/sqm (S.D.</sma...

ba0001pp362 | Osteoporosis: pathophysiology and epidemiology | ECTS2013

Assessment of osteoporosis knowledge among Lebanese physicians

Yaghi Yasser , Horr Fatiha El , Mousa Yousef , Yaghi Kinda , Maan Nancy

Aims and background: Osteoporosis is a growing public health problem in developing countries. Awareness can lead to reduction in the incidence of the disease and consequently the fragility fractures.Osteoporosis knowledge is an important contributor to improving management and treatment of patients. The aim of this study was to measure osteoporosis knowledge among Lebanese physicians.Subjects and methods: Representative random samp...