Approximately ten million Americans have osteoporosis and thirty-four million have osteopenia (low bone mass) with many more at risk. Whether you suspect you may have these conditions or have a friend or relative with osteoporosis or osteopenia, this informative book offers help for men and women of all ages. 100 Questions a Answers About Osteoporosis and Osteopenia, Second Edition provides authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, lifestyle decisions to improve bone health, sources of support, comments from men and women with bone loss, and much more. New Topics in the Second Edition include: FRAXAr New drug information throughout the book Osteonecrosis of the jaw National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) and bone loss testingPatients at risk are people with cancer who are taking high-dose IV bisphosphonates, have poor dental health, have abnormalities in the mouth bones, have injuries to their gums, or are taking medications that interfere with healing. ONJ isanbsp;...
|Title||:||100 Questions & Answers About Osteoporosis and Osteopenia|
|Author||:||Ivy M. Alexander, Karla A. Knight|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2009-12-14|