Bone Health for Life: Easy-to-Read Information for Patients and Families

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Bone Health for Life: Easy-to-Read Information for Patients and Families

Description

This 28-page booklet provides valuable information for consumers and patients on osteoporosis and describes strategies to enhance bone health at any age. It answers the following questions:

  • Why does bone health matter?
  • What is osteoporosis?
  • Who gets osteoporosis?
  • Am I really at risk?
  • How do I know if I have osteoporosis?
  • What can I do to make my bones healthier?
  • Will I need to take medicine for my bones?
  • How can I join a research study?
  • Where else can I go for help?

Developer:

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Funding Sources:

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

History

Release Date: 2008
Original Summary: January 2009
Last Updated: 04/13/09

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