Osteoporosis
Resource directory from SpinalDisorders.com, featuring osteoporosis
links and information.

   



About.com Osteoporosis: Risk and Prevention - Discussion about risk factors and prevention of osteoporosis.   Find out how to lower your risk of developing osteoporosis, and what to expect during treatment for bone loss.  Find out your risk and how to prevent this disease.

Arizona Osteoporosis Coalition - The mission of the Arizona Osteoporosis Coalition is to raise awareness of the impact of osteoporosis on residents of Arizona through education, communications and public activity.  Comprehensive osteoporosis treatment and prevention information for families and sufferers of this disorder.

Boning Up on Osteoporosis - Boning Up on Osteoporosis: Osteoporosis, a condition of excessive skeletal fragility resulting in bones that break easily, leads to 1.5 million fractures per year, mostly in the hip, spine, and wrist. There is no cure for osteoporosis, but the onset can be delayed and the severity diminished,-  this is an Article by Carolyn J. Strange examining some things will help to lessen the effects of osteoporosis, and reduce its severity.

Foundation For Osteoporosis Research And Education - Founded in 1990, FORE is a non-profit resource center dedicated to eliminating osteoporosis through our research, education and bone density testing programs,  serving both the public and medical community through research and education to increase the awareness of osteoporosis.

Health Link MCW - Osteoporosis is a chronic bone disease that affects 25 million Americans, 80% of whom are women, usually after the onset of menopause. It is characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone at the microscopic level resulting in increased fragility and high risk of fractures.  An article about Osteoporosis, its current evaluation and treatment.

Learn about Osteoporosis - Osteoporosis and women's health are closely related issues, particularly for women approaching menopause. The search for an osteoporosis cure is also discussed, along with details about its impact on women's health and nutrition, and research on calcium absorption, vitamins, aerobic exercises, and treatments such as calcium supplements.

Medinfo: Osteoporosis - A short guide with easy to understand information for patients on osteoporosis, including causes, types, and treatment.

National Institute of Health - Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases - A site that aims to provide health professionals, patients and the public with current information on metabolic bone diseases such as osteoporosis, Paget's disease, osteogenesis imperfecta, and primary hyperparathyroidism. 

National Osteoporosis Foundation - The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) is the leading nonprofit, voluntary health organization dedicated to promoting lifelong bone health in order to reduce the widespread prevalence of osteoporosis and associated fractures, while working to find a cure for the disease through programs of research, education and advocacy.  Fighting Osteoporosis and Promoting Bone Health.

National Osteoporosis Society - The only UK national charity dedicated to eradicating osteoporosis and promoting bone health in both men and women.

Oregon Osteoporosis Center, Portland, Oregon - Provides clinical care and evaluation, clinical research activities, and educational programs, with a primary focus on osteoporosis and related disorders.

Osteoporosis - This guide provides a comprehensive analysis of how various nutrients affect this disorder.

Osteoporosis - A Complete Guide - Osteoporosis Information Center, with a complete guide to Osteoporosis with expert information, animations, news and discussions. Topics include risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, long-term effects, menopause, and more. Find answers to your questions at HeliosHealth.com.

Osteoporosis and bone physiology - This site includes osteoporosis description, diagnosis, treatment, animations, bone turnover, interactive cases, bone density,  and explanation of underlying physiology.

Osteoporosis and Paget's Disease Drug Database - Pharmaceutical News and Information - updated daily; specializing in drug information; for pharmacists, pharmacy students, pharmaceutical professionals, also pharmaceutical sales entry information.  This page is a database of commonly prescribed drugs for osteoporosis and paget's disease.

The Osteoporosis Center - Large award winning site for osteoporosis: diagnosis, complications, treatments and newest osteoporosis drugs discussed. Emphasis on osteoporosis prevention, treatment and bone density. Written by doctors for patients. Learn about calcium, calcium supplements, menopause, estrogen, Citracal, Fosamax, Miacalcin and other treatments. Osteoporosis made easy with pictures of fractures, bones, hormones, etc. Osteoporosis support groups and osteoporosis chat rooms are here. 

Osteoporosis Education Project - This site provides details about OEP and its mission to rethink the true nature and causes of osteoporosis, and with these new understandings, develop natural life-supporting programs for building, maintaining and regenerating bone health.  The program seeks to prevent, halt, and reverse osteoporosis. Includes a newsletter, research, calendar of events and contact details.

Osteoporosis Online - The Osteoporosis Society of Canada's Web site, Osteoporosis Online, provides up-to-date information on the risks, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis.

Osteoporosis Resource Centers - A site maintained by an organization of physician offices.  This site provides information on osteoporosis, osteopenia, and other bone diseases, with a listing of doctors and osteoporosis treatment centers in the Mid-Atlantic area.

Veritas Medicine - Veritas Medicine's online resource for Osteoporosis allows you to search for clinical trials, receive free email updates, and learn about the clinical research process.  Clinical trial listings for Osteoporosis.   Perform a personalized search to find ongoing trials that match your needs.

 



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