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Resource Guide for Osteoporosis

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Resource Guide for Osteoporosis

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HHS Office of Women's Health: Osteoporosis

US Department of Health and Human Services—Office on Women's Health


Description of services provided:
The Office on Women's Health (OWH) vision is to ensure that "All Women and Girls are Healthier and Have a Better Sense of Well Being." Its mission is to "provide leadership to promote health equity for women and girls through sex/gender-specific approaches." The website provides health and wellness information, statistics and health tools for the public and medical professionals.

Women's Health.org

National Osteoporosis Foundation

1232 22nd Street NW
Washington, DC 20037-1292


Internet Address:

Description of services provided:
At the NOF's website, you'll find "Fast Facts" on all aspects of osteoporosis—from risk factors to treatment options. You can also search a nation-wide database of healthcare professionals who treat osteoporosis, purchase educational materials, join a support group, and become an advocate for osteoporosis research and education.

NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center

Bldg. 31, Rm. 4C02
31 Center Dr., MSC 2350
Bethesda, MD 20892-3676


Internet Address:

Description of services provided:
This site covers osteoporosis as well as more rare bone diseases. In addition to the basics, this organization provides information on osteoporosis in men, Asian-American women, and Latino women. Several handouts are in Spanish, while others are large print or low-literacy.

Last reviewed February 2009 by ]]>Jill D. Landis, MD ]]>

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.


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