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

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 bones strong.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781582700991
Publisher: Atria Books/Beyond Words
Publication date: 03/28/2003
Edition description: Original
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,208,441
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Ronda Gates, MS, is a health promotion educator and pharmacy graduate whose company, LIFESTYLES by Ronda Gates, develops and delivers programs and products to support lifestyle change.

Beverly Whipple, PhD, is the coauthor of The G Spot and Other Discoveries about Human Sexuality and Professor Emerita at Rutgers University. She speaks nationally and internationally about women’s health issues.

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