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Osteoporosis – Web Sites Serving North Carolina (NC Health Info) 


Web Links

What Is Osteoporosis? (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)

What Is Your Risk for Osteoporosis? (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)

Bone Mass Measurement: What the Numbers Mean (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases) 

Osteoporosis Treatments That Help Prevent Broken Bones: A Guide for Women after Menopause (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) 

Updated Recommendations for Calcium and Vitamin D Intake (National Osteoporosis Foundation) 

Exercise for Your Bone Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases) 

Slide show: Exercises for Osteoporosis (Mayo Clinic) 

Powerful Girls Have Powerful Bones (DHHS Office on Women's Health) 

Osteoporosis: The Bone Thief (National Institute on Aging) 

Osteoporosis - MedlinePlus 

Updated April 2009

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