Take Up The Fight

Take Up the Fight

Osteoporosis affects both men and women particularly over the age of 50.1,2

Osteoporosis is a condition that weakens bone and leads to fragility fractures.3,4 It can be treated and prevented through early diagnosis.

Step 1: Assess your risk of osteoporosis with International Osteoporosis Foundation's One-Minute Risk Test

Step 2: Ask your doctor about osteoporosis and how to prevent it

Step 3: Help your loved ones and friends prevent future fractures by telling them about osteoporosis, fracture risk tests and talking to their doctor

References:
1International Osteoporosis Foundation. What Is Osteoporosis? 2015. Available at: http://www.iofbonehealth.org/what-is-osteoporosis (Last accessed Sep 2017). 2International Osteoporosis Foundation. Facts and Statistics. Available at: https://www.iofbonehealth.org/facts-statistics#category-25 (Last accessed Sep 2017). 3International Osteoporosis Foundation. What Is Osteoporosis? 2015. Available at: http://www.iofbonehealth.org/what-is-osteoporosis (Last accessed Sep 2017). 4International Osteoporosis Foundation. Capture the Fracture: A Global Campaign to Break the Fragility Fracture Cycle. 2012. Available at: https://www.iofbonehealth.org/capture-fracture (Last accessed Sep 2017).

For further information, please talk to your healthcare professional.