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Osteoporosis: info-sheet for seniors

Suggests ways for seniors to maintain bone health and prevent falls and fractures. Features a food list and many tips to increase daily calcium intake. Presents current knowledge in the areas of treatment and pain management. Includes additional information sources on the disease, its prevention, and treatment.

Published: 2003
Osteoporosis and African American women

Gives information on osteoporosis, risk factors, diagnosis, prevention, and available treatment options for Black women.

Published: 2003
Osteoporosis

Offers information and services provided on osteoporosis, including risk factors for women. Discusses prevention strategies such as calcium intake, exercise, vitamin D, and smoking cessation.

Published: 2001
What evidence is there for the prevention and screening of osteoporosis?  
http://euro.who.int/Document/E88668.pdf

Presents a review of evidence to determine the effectiveness of the prevention and screening of osteoporosis.

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Published: 2006
Bone density measurement: a health technology report  
www.ahfmr.ab.ca/hta/hta-publications/reports/bonedensity99/bonedensity.shtml

Explores the appropriate use of bone density measurement (BDM) in routing health care services. Examines the value and use of BDM and associated treatments, issues which have been covered in a number of health technology assessments and commentaries.

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Published: 1999
A framework and strategy for the prevention and management of osteoporosis: report of the Strategic Action Working Group on Oste  
http://www.womenshealthcouncil.on.ca/userfiles/page_attachments/1966965_framework.pdf

Demonstrates the impacts of osteoporosis on individuals and the health care system. Argues that effective management requires an integrated system of care.

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Published: 2000
Is osteoporosis a menopausal disease?  
www.web.net/~desact/anglais/public/osteo.html

Discusses the confusion about osteoporosis as a disease, the validity of bone density testing as a diagnostic tool, the links between menopause and osteoporosis, and the relationship between normal bone aging and osteoporosis.

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Published: 1998
Bone mineral density testing: does the evidence support its selective use in well women?  
www.chspr.ubc.ca/node/474

Exposes the other side of the debate about bone mineral density testing and reviews evidence-based literature to uncover some facts about BMD testing and osteoporosis that have not received public attention. Suggests that testing may actually misdirect treatment efforts "away from the majority of women who will ultimately suffer fractures," by focussing attention on the minority with low bone mineral density.

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Published: 1997
Osteoporosis and bone densitometry : does the emperor have clothes?  
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/159/10/1261.pdf
Reviews research on the influence of bone mineral density measurements on women's decisions about medication to treat bone loss. Discusses controversies about the use of densitometry in Canada as well as symptoms, diagnosis, risk factors, treatment options, and costs. Includes links to related articles and references. (See Details)
Published: 1998
As time goes on  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/pauktuutit/Aging_i.pdf
Discusses health changes that occur to women as they age with particular emphasis on menopause and osteoporosis. Does not take into account the 2002 guidelines on HRT. (See Details)
Published: 2002