The following websites can provide you with additional insight into the prevention and treatment of Osteoporosis.
American Bone Health
Helpful tools and resources for the prevention of osteoporosis and fragility fractures including a fracture risk calculator, information for all ages including young adults, videos, and much more.
Best Bones Forever
A great website from the Department of Health and Human Services for young girls/teens to learn about building better bones.
National Osteoporosis Foundation
The mission of the National Osteoporosis Foundation is to make bone health a reality and a lifelong priority for all individuals through education and prevention. Here you'll find information, tips, and guidelines for bone health and treatment.
Own The Bone
The Own the Bone program created by the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) is a quality improvement multi-specialty approach to reducing the risk of future fractures with information for patients, caregivers, and health care providers.
International Osteoporosis Foundation
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) is the largest global non-governmental organization dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis. You can find facts, statistics, publications, and other important information regarding this disease.
Bone Health Risk Assessment
This one-minute risk assessment will help you understand the status of your bone health, each answer triggers further information. You can print it out or complete it online.
Women’s Health Information
This informative website provides answers to basic osteoporosis-related questions, including risks, bone health and impact of pregnancy and menopause on bone density.
Best Bones Forever Parent Edition
Great website for parents offering key information for helping daughters build healthy bones early on in life. Also provides osteoporosis facts, family activities and recipes to help build strong bones.
Web MD Osteoporosis Overview
Provides numerous useful resources such as overview, facts, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options for osteoporosis.
National Institute of Arthritis an Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
This useful resource provides links to numerous osteoporosis topics within the NIAMS website. Topics include, but are not limited to bone health, osteoporosis and minority women, preventing fractures, and bone diseases.
Michigan Coalition for Bone Health
This helpful overview provides facts and risks associated with osteoporosis. Additionally it also offers educational opportunities and links to numerous osteoporosis websites.
Michigan Department of Community Health
The MDCH website offers an overview of osteoporosis facts, risk factors, steps for prevention and links to additional informative osteoporosis websites.