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Health Promotion for your Bones
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What resources are available to for providers and consumers related to the topic? &

How can such resources and information be located, disseminated and communicated to providers/consumers?

Providers: 

-Journal databases

- Mailing lists

-National Osteoporosis Society (based in the UK)—has a section on website for professionals: Osteoporosis Review (Journal)

                        NOS 11th Conference June 2006

                        Research Grants Program

 

Consumers:

            -Websites—many of which were accurate.  WebMD, NOS, Nations Osteoporosis Foundation

            -Mailing lists

            -Support Groups!—OsteoporosisConnection.com

                                    -National Osteoporosis Foundation

                                    -National Osteoporosis Society (UK)

                                    -Women’s Center: Osteoporosis

                                    -www.healthboards.com

                                   

            -Often you can find handouts/magazines/brochures in MD offices

            -Health expos, Curves, offer free bones scans, lectures, information on Osteoporosis

 



Support Groups

National Osteoporosis Society

WebMD

 

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