An Open Letter: Reject Health Policies that Discriminate »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation has joined a group of 80+ organizations that have signed an Open Letter to lawmakers and committed to work with HHS, Congress and states on commonsense health reforms centered on patients and people with disabilities, while tackling affordability and nondiscrimination. You can read the letter below.

April is National Minority Health Month »

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April 2021 is the National Minority Health Month and the National Osteoporosis Foundation believes that providing awareness and education about bone health will help bridge the disparity gap in healthcare. “We must proactively address disparities in healthcare and help raise awareness about bone health for all Americans.” Claire Gill, CEO National Osteoporosis Foundation Three questions… Read more »

Joint Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccination and Osteoporosis Management from the ASBMR, AACE, Endocrine Society, ECTS, IOF, and NOF »

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Joint Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccination and Osteoporosis Management from the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE), Endocrine Society, European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS), the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), and the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF)   The guidance below has been created to assist clinicians in the management… Read more »

NOF Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO2021) »

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Please join experts in Bone Health for VIRTUAL educational and networking sessions at the National Osteoporosis Foundation’s (NOF) Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO2021). ISO2021 will be held VIRTUALLY from May 12-14, 2021 (Wednesday to Friday). Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) 101 and FLS Advanced Workshop to be held VIRTUALLY on Saturday, May 15, 2021. Register now… Read more »

How has Covid-19 affected the treatment of osteoporosis? »

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IOF, NOF and ESCEO survey captures profound alterations in global osteoporosis care, assessment and treatment, including delays in DXA scanning, interrupted supply of medicines and delivery of medication, and increase in telemedicine consultations. A global survey of healthcare providers by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) and the European Society for… Read more »

COVID-19 Updates and Resources »

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Bone Health During COVID-19: Important Information for Patients and Caregivers On June 10, NOF’s Board President and Chief Medical Officer reviewed important information via a live webinar about how to manage your bone health during the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. NOF recently surveyed its patient and caregiver community to ask about access to care, availability… Read more »

Racial disparities, FRAX, and the care of patients with osteoporosis »

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A recent publication in a prestigious medical journal, released June 17, 2020, reviewed race-based adjustments in selected clinical algorithms and described their “potential dangers” [1]. The USA adaption of the fracture risk assessment tool, FRAX [2], was cited as an example of an algorithm with the potential “to perpetuate or even amplify race-based health inequities.”… Read more »

Core principles for fracture prevention: North American Consensus from the National Osteoporosis Foundation, Osteoporosis Canada, and Academia Nacional de Medicina de Mexico »

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Abstract Summary Core principles for fracture prevention address fundamental concepts for the evaluation and management of patients at risk for fracture. These are intended to form the foundation of clinical practice guidelines and represent a first step toward guideline harmonization. Introduction The large number of clinical practice guidelines for osteoporosis and discordance of recommendations has… Read more »

Joint Guidance on Vitamin D in the Era of COVID-19 from the ASBMR, AACE, Endocrine Society, ECTS, NOF, and IOF »

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In response to the current COVID-19 global pandemic, and the attendant impact on outdoor physical activity and leisure time, the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), Endocrine Society, European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS), National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), and International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) remind individuals of the importance… Read more »