Healthy Living: Preparing Your Mind, Body and Bones for the 3-Day

American Bone Health and Susan G. Komen are teaming up to bring you vital information about how to lead a healthier lifestyle and strengthen your bones as you prepare to tackle the Susan G. Komen 3-Day®. You won’t have to walk 60 miles over three days alone. American Bone Health and Susan G. Komen will be with you every step of the way – for the 3-Day and beyond!

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Healthy Bones for Healthy Living

What to know about bone health
and fracture prevention during COVID-19

  • Remove fall dangers in your home.
  • Stay physically active, and at least 6 feet away from others.
  • Eat for proper nutrition, and take a supplement if needed to get enough calcium and vitamin D.
  • Stick with your osteoporosis medicines and ask your doctor for extra if you’re unable to go to the pharmacy.
  • If you are due for Reclast, there is little concern about delaying for a few weeks or months.
  • If you take Prolia or Evenity injections, don’t miss your appointment.  Some facilities offer “drive-through” injections. Check with your doctor.
  • Bone density testing can be postponed, if necessary.
  • Speak with your doctor about the possibility of telephone and video visits.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a page with steps you can take to reduce your risk of catching the virus if you have a chronic illness.

Be well. We are here for you if you have any questions.