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Resource Guide for Osteoporosis
Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20201
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.
251 18th Street S
Arlington, VA 22202
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.
1 AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892-3675
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.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 04/2016
- Update Date: 04/13/2016