NOF Online Support Community Reaches More Than 30,000 Members »

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  NOF’s Online Community, Hosted by Inspire, Offers Peer-to-Peer Support for Osteoporosis Patients and Caregivers The National Osteoporosis Foundation’s Online Community, hosted by Inspire, recently celebrated its 30,000 member milestone. Offering osteoporosis patients and caregivers a place to turn for peer-to-peer support, the online community has experienced rapid membership growth since launching in October of 2007…. Read more »

Loss of Independence Ranks as Osteoporosis Patients’ Greatest Concern about Aging, According to Recent Survey by NOF »

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Osteoporosis Patients and Caregivers Offer Insights into Their Experience and Concerns Regarding Diagnosis, Fractures, Treatment, and Adherence Loss of independence (42%) and lost mobility (25%) ranked as the leading concerns about aging for osteoporosis patients who responded to a recent Bone Health Index Survey by the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), the nation’s leading healthcare organization… Read more »

Susan Bukata, M.D. Elected Newest Member of the National Osteoporosis Foundation Board of Trustees »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) elected Susan Bukata, M.D. to serve as a member of its Board of Trustees during its annual meeting, the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis, that was held in Miami from May 12-15. Dr. Bukata’s extensive background in orthopaedic surgery and oncology will greatly benefit the organization as it works to reduce… Read more »

Kenneth G. Saag Elected President of National Osteoporosis Foundation »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) elected Kenneth G. Saag, M.D., MSc, as President of its Board of Trustees during its annual meeting, the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis, that was held in Miami from May 12-15. Dr. Saag brings his scientific leadership and specialized background to the role of President, which will greatly benefit the organization… Read more »

Medical and Scientific Leaders in the Bone Health Field Gather in Miami for the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis »

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Clinicians and Academicians Join the National Osteoporosis Foundation to Identify Solutions for Reducing the Two Million Broken Bones Caused by Osteoporosis Each Year The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) is hosting its annual meeting, the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO16) in Miami, FL, this week from May 12-15. Leading medical and scientific experts in the bone… Read more »

May is National Osteoporosis Month »

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NOF is kicking off National Osteoporosis Month today with the launch of its redesigned website: The new website provides a more user-friendly experience and improved navigation throughout, allowing patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals to easily access the latest information on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis.  The richer online content also makes it… Read more »

NOF responds to The New York Times article, “Exercise Is Not the Path to Strong Bones” »

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NOF Trustee Heidi Skolnik, MS, CDN, FACSM, submitted a letter to the editor at the New York Times regarding its April 1, 2016 article, “Exercise is the Not the Path to Strong Bones.” Ms. Skolnik pointed out the importance of exercise to overall health, including fracture prevention. To view the New York Times article here: View the letter to… Read more »

Felicia Cosman, M.D., Named New Editor-In-Chief of NOF’s Osteoporosis International »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) announced today that Felicia Cosman, M.D., Medical Director of the Clinical Research Center at Helen Hayes Hospital and Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physician and Surgeons in New York, has been selected as its new Editor-in-Chief of Osteoporosis International after an extensive search. Dr. Cosman joins Dr…. Read more »

Calculator shows that 89% of users aren’t getting enough calcium, a key nutrient for good bone health »

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Nyon, Switzerland (October 20, 2015) – New findings released on World Osteoporosis Day by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) show that 89% of those who used the new IOF Calcium Calculator – which is based on Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommendations* – were calcium deficient. The free online tool helps people calculate their approximate daily… Read more »