Osteoporosis (Health Alert) by Gretchen Hoffman

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Published by Benchmark Books (NY) .

Written in English

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  • Juvenile Health Sciences,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Health & Daily Living - General,
  • Health & Daily Living - Diseases,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Osteoporosis

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The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10904780M
ISBN 100761427023
ISBN 109780761427025

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From the PublisherBrand: Oxford University Press, USA. The Osteoporosis and Bone Biology Lab is located within the Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging, providing our research team with access to both extensive research collaborations and equipment.

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Learn the risk factors for osteoporosis, and what you can do to keep your bones strong and healthy. Osteoporosis is a progressive, systemic skeletal disorder charcaterised by loss of bone tissue and disruption of bone micro architecture which leads to bone fragility and a consequent increased risk of fracture (1).

bone formation exceeds bone resorption in youth, but by the third decade of life there is a gradual loss of bone mass. Osteoporosis is defined as low bone mineral density caused by altered bone microstructure ultimately predisposing patients to low-impact, fragility fractures.

Osteoporotic fractures lead to a significant decrease in quality of life, with an increased morbidity, mortality, and disability.[1] Over 50% of postmenopausal white women will have an osteoporotic-related fracture.

General osteoporosis. Cauley, J. A.(). Estrogen replacement therapy and fractures in older women. Study of Osteoporotic Fractures Research Group.

Ann Intern Med (1): Dawson Hughes, B.(). Effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on bone density in men and women 65 years of age or older. N Engl J Med (10):. @article{osti_, title = {Osteoporosis}, author = {Riggs, B.L. Melton III, L.J.}, abstractNote = {This book contains 20 chapters.

Some of the titles are: Radiology of asteoporosis; Quantitative computed tomography in assessment of osteoporosis; Nuclear medicine and densitometry; Assessment of bone turnover by histormorphometry in osteoporosis; and The biochemistry of bone.}, doi.diagnostic for osteoporosis.

Assess for secondary causes of osteoporosis (see p. 5). Men and women of any age with conditions known to be secondary causes of osteoporosis No Every 2–10 years depending on initial T-score See p. 5 for secondary causes of Size: KB.Preventing and Reversing Osteoporosis: What You Can Do About Bone Loss - A Leading Expert's Natural Approach to Increasing Bone Mass Alan Gaby M.D.

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