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Fri, 2018-06-29

NBHA Calls for Action to Improve Care for Fragility Fractures

ARLINGTON, VA - The statistics on osteoporosis-related bone breaks are alarming and will only get worse as the Baby Boomer population continues aging. Currently someone in the US breaks their hip every two minutes. It costs $19 billion annually to treat fractures among seniors (a figure projected to increase to over $25 billion by the year 2025), yet the majority of patients are released without being evaluated for osteoporosis — the underlying disease which may have led to the fracture.  

Tue, 2018-05-01

NBHA National Osteoporosis Month Press Release

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Contact: Debbie Zeldow

(703) 647-3008

debbie.zeldow@nbha.org

Take Action to Improve Post Fracture Care for National Osteoporosis Month

 

Tue, 2017-07-18

Fracture Prevention CENTRAL July 2017 Newsletter

Read the July issue of our Fracture Prevention CENTRAL newsletter for the latest updates.

Tue, 2016-09-13

Eye on Bone Health Volume 6, Issue 2 September 2016

Read NBHA's Eye on Bone Health newsletter for the latest on our initiatives, articles published, member updates and more.

Thu, 2016-09-08

NBHA Sessions at ASBMR Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA (September 16-19)

Read the release of the September Fracture Prevention CENTRAL e-mail for information about sessions during ASBMR's 2016 Annual Meeting.

Tue, 2016-07-05

New ISCD Guidance – DXA Best Practices Paper

Please see below information on a new article recently published by ISCD in the Journal of Clinical Densitometry which is available via open access at no charge at http://www.clinicaldensitometry.com/article/S1094-6950(16)30003-8/fulltext.

Wed, 2016-06-01

Fearing Drugs’ Rare Side Effects, Millions Take Their Chances With Osteoporosis

Millions of Americans are missing out on a chance to avoid debilitating fractures from weakened bones, researchers say, because they are terrified of exceedingly rare side effects from drugs that can help them.  Last month, the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, the National Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Bone Health Alliance put out an urgent call for doctors to be more aggressive in treating patients at high risk, and for patients to be more aware of the need for treatment.

Mon, 2016-05-09

Fracture Prevention CENTRAL May 2016 Newsletter

Read the May issue of our Fracture Prevention CENTRAL newsletter for information about our upcoming webinars.

Mon, 2016-05-09

Nation's Scientific and Medical Bone Health Experts Call for Action On Dangers of Not Treating Osteoporosis More Aggressively

Three leading scientific and medical organizations - the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), and the public-private partnership, the National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA) – urge healthcare professionals to increase diagnosis and patients to be aware of this risk. 

Read the full article.

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