NOF Response to JAMA Article Published December 26, 2017: The Association Between Calcium or Vitamin D Supplementation and Fracture Incidence in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis »

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Approximately 10 million Americans over the age of 50 have osteoporosis, a condition that causes bones to become weak and more likely to break[i]. In fact, two million bone breaks occur every year in the U.S. due to osteoporosis, often resulting in immobility, pain, placement in a nursing home, isolation and other health problems. Scientific… Read more »

NOF Response to Part D Rule Proposal »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) recently sent a letter to Congress signed by over 300 health advocacy groups in support of protecting the Medicare Part D program. Today, NOF issued the following statement in response to the new Part D rule proposal from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS): “We applaud the Centers… Read more »

Asian American Life Segment on Osteoporosis »

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Asian American Life recently featured a segment on the hidden dangers of osteoporosis and the latest tips you can take to prevent it. Watch as reporter Minnie Roh walks you through why osteoporosis should be on the list of health ailments you work to prevent as you age, along with cancer, heart disease and stroke…. Read more »

NOF Response to USPSTF Recommendation on Calcium and Vitamin D »

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Comments Submitted to the USPSTF Draft Recommendation Statement on Vitamin D, Calcium, or Combined Supplementation for the Primary Prevention of Fractures in Adults: Preventive Medication The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), the leading health organization solely dedicated to osteoporosis and bone health, appreciates the opportunity to provide comments on the latest USPSTF Draft Recommendation Statement on… Read more »

NOF Seeking Effective & Exceptional Successor »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) is the leading health organization dedicated to preventing osteoporosis and broken bones, promoting strong bones for life and reducing human suffering through programs of public and clinician awareness, education, advocacy and research. Its highly respected Executive Director/CEO is retiring after eight years and NOF seeks an exceptional, charismatic and effective… Read more »

New National Survey Reveals 82 Percent of Postmenopausal Women Miss Critical Connection Between Osteoporosis and Bone Fractures »

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Joint Survey from National Osteoporosis Foundation, HealthyWomen and Radius Health Sounds an Urgent Call to Action for Women to Know Their Risk, Get the Facts: ‘Fractured Truth’ Education Campaign Addresses Entrenched Misperceptions, Asks Women to Rethink Their Beliefs About Bone Health WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A fracture (bone break) in a… Read more »

Don’t Fall For A Fractured Truth »

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NOF, HealthyWomen and Radius health recently launched a new education campaign called “Fractured Truth”. This initiative is intended to help postmenopausal women understand the connection between fractures and osteoporosis, the critical need to be proactive about their bone health, and to recognize the myths that are often associated with this disease. As part of the… Read more »

NOF Response to S. 1688 Bill »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), which recently led a letter to Congress signed by over 300 health advocacy groups opposing harmful government interference in the Medicare Part D program, today issued the following statement in response to S. 1688: “It is discouraging that, despite direct opposition from over 300 health advocates, members of Congress have… Read more »

NOF Response to Newly Released Evidence Report on Cost Effectiveness of Anabolic Therapies for Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women from the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) »

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The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) recently issued a Final Evidence Report accessing the comparative clinical effectiveness and value of anabolic agents for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, including teriparatide and abaloparatide.  NOF leadership and colleagues representing the National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA) provided input and shared ideas and potential concerns… Read more »