If you’ve just been diagnosed with osteoporosis, you probably have a lot of questions running through your head. We realize the diagnosis can be worrisome and even overwhelming, but NOF is here to help. You’ve come to the right place for information on the steps you can take now to protect your bones and reduce your risk of breaking a bone down the road.
Find a Doctor
If you are at risk for osteoporosis or already have it, it’s important that your healthcare provider knows about the disease. While there is no one type of medical specialty dedicated to osteoporosis, many healthcare providers are qualified to diagnose and treat it. Click here to find a healthcare professional in your area.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you’ve just been diagnosed with osteoporosis, you probably have more questions than answers. Click here for answers to the most common questions NOF receives about osteoporosis and bone health.
Support Groups and NOF’s Online Community
NOF is working to ensure that no patient or caregiver is left to feel alone or overwhelmed by their diagnosis or the effects of the disease. Whether you prefer to meet other patients in person or online, NOF’s network of support groups and online community give you a chance to learn more about osteoporosis, while sharing your thoughts, feelings and concerns with others who are going through a similar experience.
Request Information by Mail
Click here if you would like NOF to mail a free packet of information to your home. Make sure to select "Health Information and Education Requests" for the department you wish to contact and write "diagnosis packet" in the question/request field.