100 Questions & Answers About Osteoporosis and Osteopenia

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Dec 14, 2009 - Medical - 330 pages
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Approximately ten million Americans have osteoporosis and thirty-four million have osteopenia (low bone mass) with many more at risk. Whether you suspect you may have these conditions or have a friend or relative with osteoporosis or osteopenia, this informative book offers help for men and women of all ages. 100 Questions & Answers About Osteoporosis and Osteopenia, Second Edition provides authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, lifestyle decisions to improve bone health, sources of support, comments from men and women with bone loss, and much more. New Topics in the Second Edition include: FRAX® New drug information throughout the book Osteonecrosis of the jaw National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) and bone loss testing
 

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Contents

An Overview of Osteoporosis and Bone Development
1
Risk Factors and Testing
17
Lifestyle Changes and Treatments
75
Living with Osteoporosis
197
Prevention and Going Forward
243
APPENDIX A
271
APPENDIX B
277
Bibliography
286
Glossary
305
Index
315
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