tonight's woman's dcotor. lois lewis has been managing osteoporosis for 10 years. she takes it seriously. her doctor supneet saluja at mercy medical center says that's good picks osteoporosis is a silent disease but very devastating
disease. the impact of a fragility fracture can be tremendous. mindy: there are a handful of medications that can help reducing the risk of fracture by up to 70%. but after reports of rare side effects in some drugs, dr.
saluja says fewer women are taking them, and that can be a disservice. lois has been on a drug that kept her disease from progressing but now she's considering whether another medication might work even better
>> the doctor recommended, has recommended other options that i am currently weighing. i am looking at the risks versus the benefits. i am always interested in education as it relates to health. mindy: dr. saluja says all
patients should weigh risks and benefits and she says they should keep this in mind about possible side effects . >> the benefit is far greater