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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

Female Athlete Triad

Female athlete triad is a combination of three conditions: disordered eating, amenorrhea, and osteoporosis. Learn to detect the signs and symptoms of this condition, as well as tips for female teen athletes to maintain good health and conditioning.

Review Date: December 20, 2012

The Nemours Foundation

Find an Endocrinologist

Find an AACE member endocrinologist in your area who treats diseases relating to the endocrine system, such as diabetes, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis, obesity, and conditions related to the reproductive system.

Review Date: December 05, 2012

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease of progressive bone loss associated with an increased risk of fractures. Learn what you can do to prevent osteoporosis, or if you have been diagnosed with the condition, how to keep it from getting worse.

Review Date: December 12, 2012

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Osteoporosis and Asian American Women

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

Review Date: February 03, 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 in the Family (Video)

This video depicts the diagnosis of osteoporosis and provides guidance on preventing and treating bone disease.

Review Date: March 29, 2012

Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Smoking and Bone Health

Cigarette smoking causes heart disease, lung and esophageal cancer, and chronic lung disease. Additionally, several research studies have identified smoking as a risk factor for osteoporosis and bone fracture.

Review Date: October 06, 2012

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