Osteoporosis Resources

For detailed patient-oriented information on osteoporosis we suggest the following sites:

The following resources provide detailed patient-oriented information on osteoporosis:

National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF). Clinician’s Guide to Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis. Washington, DC: National Osteoporosis Foundation; 2014.

Office of the Surgeon General. Bone health and osteoporosis: a report of the Surgeon General. Rockville, MD.: Department of Health and Human Services, 2004.

Wright NC, Looker AC, Saag KG, et al. The recent prevalence of osteoporosis and low bone mass in the United States based on bone mineral density at the femoral neck or lumbar spine. J Bone Miner Res. 2014; 29(11):2520-2526.

Wysowki DK, Greene P. Trends in osteoporosis treatment with oral and intravenous bisphosphonates in the United States, 2002-2012. Bone 2013; 57: 423-8.