Osteoporosis Education and Prevention

Osteoporosis education and prevention efforts work hand-in hand to reduce the number of patients afflicted with this crippling bone disease.

Osteoporosis education provides information on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis. Because osteoporosis is often referred to as a pediatric disease with geriatric consequences, a great deal of prevention education focuses on developing healthy behaviors and bone health awareness in children and adolescents. Education is also geared toward healthy adults, current osteoporosis patients, and medical health professionals.

Osteoporosis prevention aims to reduce the number of osteoporosis patients through changes in diet and exercise, and smoking cessation.

Good nutrition can make or break (pardon the pun) an osteoporosis prevention plan. Proper intake of vitamins