New Pilot Program Aims to Improve Quality of Post-Fracture Care in Patients with Osteoporosis »

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National Osteoporosis Foundation Announces Partnership with Atrium Health, Medstar Health, with support from Amgen and UCB, to Identify Patients at Highest Risk for Osteoporotic Fractures ARLINGTON, VA (October 5, 2021) – The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) today announced a collaboration with Medstar Health in Maryland and Atrium Health in North Carolina to support a systems… Read more »

Osteoporosis In Men Is A Serious Condition »

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381,000 Men Suffered Osteoporotic Fractures in 2016 According to a New Study ARLINGTON, VA (August 30, 2021) — While osteoporosis, a chronic disease that leads to serious bone fractures, is often considered a women’s health concern, a new study finds that many men also suffer its worst effects. The independent actuarial firm Milliman found that… Read more »

National Osteoporosis Month 2021: Take Steps to Help Achieve Good Bone Health »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) recommends making doable, daily lifestyle choices to aid in the prevention of osteoporosis. ARLINGTON, VA (April 20, 2021) — This May, NOF will commemorate National Osteoporosis Month with materials showcasing simple steps to promote good bone health. A cornerstone of the initiative is NOF’s digital calendar, which features 31 days… 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 »

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 »

New Capture the Fracture® Partnership Aims for 25% Reduction in the Incidence of Hip and Vertebral Fractures Due to Osteoporosis By 2025 »

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International Osteoporosis Foundation Announces First-of-its-Kind Partnership With University of Oxford, Amgen and UCB to Combat Global Public Health Burden of Osteoporosis1 Hip and Vertebral Fractures are Costly for Society and Can be Life- Altering for Patients2,3   NYON, Switzerland (June 16, 2020) The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) has today announced a partnership with Amgen and… Read more »

Coalition of Bone Health Experts Issues Joint Guidance on Osteoporosis Management in the COVID-19 Era »

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Organizations responding to “paucity of data” to provide clear guidance for healthcare professionals treating millions of osteoporosis patients   The current COVID-19 global pandemic has necessitated the implementation of social distancing strategies that have the potential to disrupt the medical care of patients with osteoporosis. In response to this disruption, the American Society for Bone… Read more »

May National Osteoporosis Month 2020 Provide a Clear Vision to Achieving Good Bone Health »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) debuts its 10,000 Steps a Day in May Challenge and launches helpful resources with the goal of raising awareness about building and maintaining strong, healthy bones. This May, NOF will commemorate National Osteoporosis Month with the launch of new resources created to provide an easy-to-follow path for Americans to learn… Read more »

The National Osteoporosis Foundation’s (NOF) Online Support Community Now Connects More Than 50,000 Members »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation’s Online Community, hosted by Inspire, now connects more than 50,000 members. NOF’s online community is a safe place where patients and caregivers affected by osteoporosis can come together to share helpful advice and support one another. The community has grown rapidly since launching in October 2007, underscoring the great need to… Read more »