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A Colles' fracture is nearly always the result of a fall.
That multicenter study in 102 women with Colles' fracture showed a highly significantly shorter time to healing with 8 weeks of daily teriparatide at the standard 20-mcg dose used for osteoporosis therapy than with placebo, although the 40-mcg dose unexpectedly proved ineffective (J.