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  • BONESENSE on Osteogenic Loading

    Click here to download the full PDF Osteogenic Loading   Weight bearing activity is critical for bone health. The stress on the bones that results from weight bearing activities like running,…

  • Osteoporosis affects more people than breast, uterine and prostate cancer combined-that is one in two women and one in four men. Latinos are not excluded from those statistics. In a…

  • Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) is an anabolic treatment for osteoporosis that stimulates new bone growth and reduces fracture risk. PTH is generally reserved for individuals with severe osteoporosis. Studies have demonstrated…

  • Deciding on a treatment can be complicated. If your risk of breaking a bone is high, you will benefit from a treatment. Healthcare providers weigh a number of factors to…

  • Several positive outcomes were identified by outside evaluators of the ¡Huesos Fuertes Ahora! program. Increased knowledge about osteoporosis among La Clínica’s administrative, medical and community health staff through multiple trainings,…

  • The ¡Huesos Fuertes Ahora! (Strong Bones Now!) program was a collaborative of community-based organizations to create a linked and coordinated continuum of culturally competent, accessible services to increase the prevention, identification…

  • Tips to Prevent Falls During Winter Months

    These eight tips can help you to maintain your balance and move confidently across snowy, icy, or wet surfaces: Wear shoes with good traction. Dress warm. If you’re warm, your…

  • There are definite benefits to osteoporosis drugs. People who take osteoporosis drugs, regularly and correctly, reduce their risk of having a fracture by about one-third. This is particularly true in…

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