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What is Osteoporosis?
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International Osteoporosis Foundation - Basic information about osteoporosis with pictures and diagrams. International Osteoporosis Foundation - Basic information about osteoporosis with pictures and diagrams. Show less
Osteoporosis
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Mayo Clinic - A comprehensive overview of the disease designed for the layperson. Mayo Clinic - A comprehensive overview of the disease designed for the layperson. Show less
Bone Health and Osteoporosis: A Guide for Asian Women Aged 50 and Older
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NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases. National Resource Center, National Institutes of Health - A backgrounder on the disease, its diagnosis and man...Show more NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases. National Resource Center, National Institutes of Health - A backgrounder on the disease, its diagnosis and management including diet, exercise, and medications that can help. Available in Chinese. Other articles on Osteoporosis are available in Chinese <http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/languages/osteoporosis.html#Chinese-Traditional>. Show less
Factors that Put You at Risk
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National Osteoporosis Foundation - Describes risk factors that you can change, such your diet, and level of exercise as well as factors that are difficult or impossible to change, such as age and family history. National Osteoporosis Foundation - Describes risk factors that you can change, such your diet, and level of exercise as well as factors that are difficult or impossible to change, such as age and family history. Show less
Men and Osteoporosis
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Osteoporosis, Canada - While less common in men than in women, osteoporosis is a serious health issue for men. Links to articles on risk factors, diagnosis and management for male osteoporosis. Osteoporosis, Canada - While less common in men than in women, osteoporosis is a serious health issue for men. Links to articles on risk factors, diagnosis and management for male osteoporosis. Show less
What is Bone?
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NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases. National Resource Center, National Institutes of Health - A description of bone biology and the bone remodeling process. NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases. National Resource Center, National Institutes of Health - A description of bone biology and the bone remodeling process. Show less
Osteoporosis Glossary
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New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services - A listing of common terms used to discuss osteoporosis. New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services - A listing of common terms used to discuss osteoporosis. Show less
Osteoporosis: Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
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Office on Women’s Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services - FAQ's on all factors of osteoporosis. Information included on lactose-in...Show more Office on Women’s Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services - FAQ's on all factors of osteoporosis. Information included on lactose-intolerance, bone loss during pregnancy and breastfeeding, and helping daughters prevent the disease. Show less
Osteoporosis
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American College of Rheumatology - “Fast Facts” on causes, risk, diagnosis, treatment, living, and coping with the disease. Also available en Español. American College of Rheumatology - “Fast Facts” on causes, risk, diagnosis, treatment, living, and coping with the disease. Also available en Español. Show less
Calcium and Bone Health
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - This site contains descriptions of normal vs. osteoporotic bone, recommendations for dietary sources of...Show more Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - This site contains descriptions of normal vs. osteoporotic bone, recommendations for dietary sources of calcium, a chart for recommended daily calcium levels, and examples of weight-bearing physical activities for maximum bone mass. Show less
Osteoporosis
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University of Maryland Medical Center - An article discussing the problem of porous, brittle bones with risk factors and treatment options. University of Maryland Medical Center - An article discussing the problem of porous, brittle bones with risk factors and treatment options. Show less
Osteoporosis and Arthritis: Two Common but Different Conditions
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NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases. National Resource Center, National Institutes of Health - Useful fact sheet focusing on the similarities, and ...Show more NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases. National Resource Center, National Institutes of Health - Useful fact sheet focusing on the similarities, and differences in the risk factors, physical effects and treatment options for osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Show less
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