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Resources


General Resources

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

International Osteoporosis Foundation

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

National Institutes of Health

National Osteoporosis Foundation

 

Calcium and Vitamin D Intake

Calcium, Nutrition, and Bone Health (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)
 
Calcium and Vitamin D: Important at Every Age (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)

Calcium and Vitamin D: What You Need to Know (National Osteoporosis Foundation)


Exercise

Exercise and Bone Health (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)
 
Exercise for Your Bone Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)

Exercise (International Osteoporosis Foundation)


Fall Prevention

Guidelines for Preventing Falls (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)
 
Preventing Falls Among Older Adults (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Fall Prevention Center of Excellence


Smoking Cessation

Quitting Smoking (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Smokefree.gov

I Want to Quick Smoking (American Lung Association)


Alcohol Intake

Alcoholics Anonymous 

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence 

What People Recovering from Alcoholism Need to Know About Osteoporosis (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)
 

Pharmacotherapy

Drugs to Prevent Bone Fractures in People with Osteoporosis (American College of  Rheumatology)

Treating Osteoporosis (International Osteoporosis Foundation)

Managing & Treating Osteoporosis (National Osteoporosis Foundation)


Bone Mineral Density Testing

Osteoporosis Tests (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)

Have a Bone Density Test (National Osteoporosis Foundation)

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