Table 1

Society guidelines for bone mineral density screening in patients with IBD by steroid usage

ACG 20176AGA 20037NOF 20148BSG 20129
≥7.5 mg/day of prednisone or equivalent for >3 consecutive monthsHistory of glucocorticoid use >3 months≥5 mg/day of prednisone or equivalent for ≥3 months≥7.5 mg/day of prednisolone or equivalent for >3 months
  • ACG, American College of Gastroenterology; AGA, American Gastroenterological Association; BSG, British Society of Gastroenterology; IBD, inflammatory bowel disease; NOF, National Osteoporosis Foundation.