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Guía de Fuentes de Información para la Osteoporosis

Health and Human Services Office of Women's Health: Osteoporosis

United States Department of Health and Human Services—Office on Women's Health

1-800-994-9662

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.

Women's Health.org

http://www.womenshealth.gov

National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF)

1150 17th Street, NW

Suite 850

Washington, DC 20036

202-223-2226

800-231-4222

http://www.nof.org

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.

NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases - National Resource Center

2 AMS Circle

Bethesda, MD 20892-0001

202-223-0344

800-624-2663

http://www.niams.nih.gov

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.

Ultima revisión May 2015 por Michael Woods, MD Last Updated: 5/20/2015