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African Americans and Osteoporosis

This publication discusses osteoporosis in African Americans and things you can do to help prevent osteoporosis.

Review Date: December 22, 2011

Office on Women's Health

Bone Health and Osteoporosis: A Guide for Asian Women Aged 50 and Older

When you think about your health, you probably do not think about your bones. This document provides important information on keeping your bones healthy and reducing your risk of fractures by preventing osteoporosis as you get older.

Review Date: December 16, 2011

NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center

Osteoporosis and Hispanic Women

This fact sheet offers information on osteoporosis and special issues for Hispanic women regarding bone health. Risk factors, prevention, and treatments for osteoporosis are discussed.

Review Date: November 27, 2012

NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center

Osteoporosis in Men

This consumer health information fact sheet discusses the risk factors associated with osteoporosis in men, and prevention methods you can take to reduce your chances of developing this bone disease.

Review Date: August 14, 2012

NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center

Osteoporosis: Handout on Health

One in two women and as many as one in four men over age 50 will have an osteoporosis-related fracture in their lifetime. Learn the risk factors for osteoporosis, and what you can do to keep your bones strong and healthy.

Review Date: December 21, 2011

NIH National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Information Clearinghouse

Your Disease Risk: Osteoporosis

To estimate your risk of breaking a bone due to osteoporosis and learn about ways to lower that risk, answer a few questions about your health, background, and lifestyle.

Review Date: February 15, 2011

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