A-Z Health Topics


Return to Index
by Woods M

Resource Guide for Osteoporosis

RESOURCES

Address:
Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 712E
Washington, DC 20201
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.
Internet Address:
http://www.womenshealth.gov

RESOURCES

Address:
251 18th Street S
Suite 630
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone:
1-800-231-4222
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.

RESOURCES

Address:
1 AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892-3675
Phone:
301-495-4484
1-877-226-4267
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.

Revision Information