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Resource Guide for Osteoporosis

En Español (Spanish Version)

Main Page | Risk Factors | Symptoms | Diagnosis | Treatment | Screening | Reducing Your Risk | Talking to Your Doctor | Living With Osteoporosis | Resource Guide

HHS Office of Women's Health: Osteoporosis

  • Address: US Department of Health and Human Services—Office on Women's Health
  • Phone: 1-800-994-9662
  • Description of services provided: The Office on Women's Health (OWH) vision is to ensure that "All Women and Girls are Healthier and Have a Better Sense of Well Being." Its mission is to "provide leadership to promote health equity for women and girls through sex/gender-specific approaches." The website provides health and wellness information, statistics and health tools for the public and medical professionals.
  • Women's Health.org http://www.womenshealth.gov/

National Osteoporosis Foundation

  • Address: 1232 22nd Street NW Washington, DC 20037-1292
  • Phone: 202-223-2226
  • Internet Address: http://www.nof.org/
  • Description of services provided: At the NOF's website, you'll find "Fast Facts" on all aspects of osteoporosis—from risk factors to treatment options. You can also search a nation-wide database of healthcare professionals who treat osteoporosis, purchase educational materials, join a support group, and become an advocate for osteoporosis research and education.

NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center

  • Address: Bldg. 31, Rm. 4C02 31 Center Dr., MSC 2350 Bethesda, MD 20892-3676
  • Phone: 301-496-8190
  • Internet Address: http://www.niams.nih.gov/bone/
  • Description of services provided: This site covers osteoporosis as well as more rare bone diseases. In addition to the basics, this organization provides information on osteoporosis in men, Asian-American women, and Latino women. Several handouts are in Spanish, while others are large print or low-literacy.

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