NOF-commissioned study published in this month's issue of Osteoporosis International finds no increased risk of cardiovascular disease from calcium supplement use. These findings also show that the long-term use of calcium and vitamin D supplements lower hip fracture risk in women.View Thread
This first-time event will bring together nationally-recognized experts to address your questions about osteoporosis. The forum, which is free to registered participants, will open with best-selling author and trusted authority on health, Jane Brody, New York Times columnist's presentation Shaping Public Opinion About Osteoporosis. This presentation will be followed by a town hall style session Osteoporosis and You: Being a Savvy Healthcare Consumer.
After the Town Hall Meeting, attendees can visit the exhibit hall and participate in educational sessions on exercise, nutrition and treatment issues. A complimentary boxed lunch will be provided to all registered attendees. Educational presentations will be given by nationally recognized experts in the field of bone heath. Complimentary bone density screenings will offered in the exhibit hall.
This resource was developed to help people learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of spine fractures and take steps to prevent these fractures from happening in the first place. For those who have already broken bones in the spine, this resource can help individuals manage bone and muscle pain and reduce the chance of breaking bones in the future. This is also a great resource to share with family and friends.View Thread
Here is one study on the topic: "Colas, but not other carbonated beverages, are associated with low bone mineral density in older women: The Framingham Osteoporosis Study" by Katherine L Tucker, Kyoko Morita, Ning Qiao, Marian T Hannan, L Adrienne Cupples and Douglas P Kiel.View Thread