Outwitting Osteoporosis: The Smart Woman'S Guide To Bone Health

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Women of all ages need to be concerned about osteoporosis. Thirty-three million American women have the disease, and one out of every two women over the age of fifty will experience an osteoporosis-based fracture. Fortunately, there are important steps that women can take to ensure healthy bones throughout their lifetime. Pharmacist-trained Ronda Gates and nurse/researcher Beverly Whipple pool their talents to bring women the most up-to-date information, statistics, and treatment options to help them keep their ...

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Overview

Women of all ages need to be concerned about osteoporosis. Thirty-three million American women have the disease, and one out of every two women over the age of fifty will experience an osteoporosis-based fracture. Fortunately, there are important steps that women can take to ensure healthy bones throughout their lifetime. Pharmacist-trained Ronda Gates and nurse/researcher Beverly Whipple pool their talents to bring women the most up-to-date information, statistics, and treatment options to help them keep their bones strong.

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"This timely and very useful book empowers women to become informed and active participants in a healthy life." — Robert Lindsay, M.D., former president of the National Osteoporosis Foundation

"This excellent resource builds awareness and knowledge about osteoporosis diagnosis and management." — Marisa Weiss, M.D., author of Living Beyond Breast Cancer and president of breastcancer.org

"A great contribution to women's health." — Phyllis Greenberger, president and CEO of the Society for Women's Health Research

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781582700991
  • Publisher: Atria Books/Beyond Words
  • Publication date: 3/28/2003
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,441,907
  • Product dimensions: 0.55 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

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