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Preventing Osteoporosis: Questions for the Doctor

These questions can help you start a conversation with your doctor about ways to prevent weak bones.

Review Date: April 18, 2012

National Health Information Center - NHIC
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About Osteoporosis: Prevention and Healthy Living

Osteoporosis and the broken bones it can cause are not part of normal aging. Whatever your age, the habits you adopt now can affect your bone health for the rest of your life. Find out what you can do to protect your bones.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

National Osteoporosis Foundation

Check Up On Your Bones

Check Up On Your Bones is an interactive bone health checkup for people of all ages. The goal of the checkup is to help you identify the most common red flags that put your bones at risk, and to give you a strategy to make your bones stronger and healthier.

Review Date: February 11, 2012

NIH National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases - NIAMS

Effects of Aging

Knowing what to expect and taking steps to counterbalance the effects of aging can help you maintain a young spirit and an independent life.

Review Date: January 28, 2013

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Isabel’s Story: How She and Her Family Learned About Osteoporosis and Bone Health

Osteoporosis is a disease that makes your bones weak and more likely to break, Read this story about Isabel and how she and her family learned about osteoporosis and bone health.

Review Date: September 27, 2011

NIH National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases - NIAMS