stages of osteoporosis

Information on osteoporosis, prevention resources and links to organizations active in osteoporosis awareness and risk reduction. Special emphasis given to resources related to nutrition and osteoporosis.

Bone Health and Osteoporosis: A Report of the Surgeon General

United States Department of Health and Human Services.

Links to press release, executive summary, related fact sheets and the full 13 chapter report on bone disease and prevention strategies and bone health promotion in the US.

Senior Series - Osteoporosis

Ohio State University Extension.

Also in large font PDF|161 KB.

What Is Osteoporosis? Fast Facts

DHHS. NIH. NIAMS. Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases - National Resource Center.

Numerous fact sheets on general and specific issues related to osteoporosis, including some in Spanish and in Asian languages.

Bone Builders logo Bone Builders - Building Strong Bones for a Lifetime

University of Arizona Cooperative Extension; Arizona Osteoporosis Coalition; University of Arizona Colleges of Public Health, Agriculture & Life Sciences, and Nutritional Sciences.

A community-based osteoporosis prevention education program for women and older men in Arizona. Website provides information, resources, and more.

Mayo Clinic: Osteoporosis

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research.

Discusses the signs, symptoms, complications, and treatments of osteoporosis.