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Guía de Fuentes de Información para la Osteoporosis

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Health and Human Services Office of Women's Health: Osteoporosis

Address:

United States Department of Health and Human Services—Office on Women's Health

Phone:

1-800-994-9662

Description of services provided:

The Office on Women's Health (OWH) vision is to ensure that "All Women and Girls are Healthier and Have a Better Sense of Well Being." Its mission is to "provide leadership to promote health equity for women and girls through sex/gender-specific approaches." The website provides health and wellness information, statistics, and health tools for the public and medical professionals.

Women's Health.org

http://www.womenshealth.gov

National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF)

Address:

1150 17th Street, NW

Suite 850

Washington, DC 20036

Phone:

202-223-2226

800-231-4222

Internet Address:

http://www.nof.org

Description of services provided:

At the NOF's website, you'll find "Fast Facts" on all aspects of osteoporosis—from risk factors to treatment options. You can also search a nation-wide database of healthcare professionals who treat osteoporosis, purchase educational materials, join a support group, and become an advocate for osteoporosis research and education.

NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases - National Resource Center

Address:

2 AMS Circle

Bethesda, MD 20892-0001

Phone:

202-223-0344

800-624-2663

Internet Address:

http://www.niams.nih.gov

Description of services provided:

This site covers osteoporosis as well as more rare bone diseases. In addition to the basics, this organization provides information on osteoporosis in men, Asian-American women, and Latino women. Several handouts are in Spanish, while others are large print or low-literacy.

Último revisado May 2015 por Michael Woods, MD

La información aquí suministrada complementa la atención recibida por su médico. De ninguna forma intenta sustituir el consejo de un professional medico. LLAME A SU MEDICO DE INMEDIATO SI PIENSA QUE PODRIA TENER UNA EMERGENCIA. Siempre busque consejo médico antes de comenzar un nuevo tratamiento o si tiene preguntas sobre una condición médica.


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