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LinksThe websites below are just additional resources and are not endorsed by FORE.
Dairy Council of California
This is an informative and fun website for families and teachers. Osteoporosis prevention begins with children when they build up their "bone bank" with calcium, and the Dairy Council provides ideas and resources to make getting calcium a habit.
International Osteoporosis Foundation
Known for their international advocacy, the IOF brings our societies together under this common disease.
An online Knowledge Environment dedicated to improving awareness of metabolic bone disorders and the progress in understanding the causes and clinical care of such disorders. IBMS BoneKEy® serves as a central repository of knowledge in the fields of bone, cartilage, and mineral metabolism and acts as a meeting place for a growing community of more than 12,000 registered members.
National Osteoporosis Foundation
The NOF brings osteoporosis advances to both physicians and the public. They are a good resource for brochures, physician referrals, Osteoporosis Awareness Month, and they have a new exercise video.
Osteoporosis Society of Canada
This well-organized site features high-calcium recipes, free publications, exercise information, and detailed diagnosis and treatment discussions.
Best Bones Forever.
Girls need to stay super active and eat lots of foods with calcium and vitamin D to build strong bones. This site has yummy treats, games, and healthy bones tips.
The National Women's Health Information Center
The Office on Women's Health, who sponsors the site, presents information on many diseases, including osteoporosis. It is also a resource for educational campaigns, statistics, and minority heath information.
The North American Menopause Society
Providing plentiful online information for providers and consumers, NAMS has positioned itself as a leading voice in the menopause community. In particular, we recommend the Menopause Guidebook, which is part of their MenoPak.
More Osteoporosis Web Resources
Calcium in the Vegan Diet
Dairy Management Inc.
Dial-A-Dietician Food Sources of Calcium
National Dairy Council
National Osteoporosis Risk Assessment, by Merck & Co., Inc.
U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) and ClinicalTrials.gov
Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders, Inc.
Female Athlete Triad Coalition
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
National Eating Disorders Association
American Council on Exercise
The Healthy Aging Campaign
Bone Builders, a program of University of Arizona Cooperative Extension
FOUNDATIONS & UNIVERSITIES
Alameda County Area Agency on Aging
California HealthCare Foundation
Georgia Osteoporosis Initiative
National Asian Women's Health Organization
Osteoporosis and Arthritis Research Group, University of California San Francisco
Resource Center on Aging, University of California Berkeley
Family Caregiver Alliance
National Older Women's League
Blue Shield of California
Bone Builders, a program of the Arthritis Foundation
California Project Lean
Milk Matters Calcium Education Campaign
PHARMACEUTICALS AND DXA MANUFACTURERS
Actonel, by Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals and Aventis Pharmaceuticals
CALCIUMinfo.com, by GlaxoSmithKline
Evista, by Eli Lilly and Company
Fosamax, by Merck & Co., Inc.
GE Medical Systems
Lilly Centre for Women's Health
The Merck Manual of Geriatrics
Wyeth Education Resources
Medscape Osteoporosis Resource Center
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
California Medical Association
California Primary Care Association
International Bone and Mineral Society
International Society for Clinical Densitometry
National Bone Health Alliance
North American Menopause Society
Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation
The Paget Foundation
Administration on Aging
Food and Drug Administration
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
National Institutes of Health, Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases
NIH Senior Health
PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM)
FOUNDATIONS & UNIVERSITIES
New Mexico Clinical Research & Osteoporosis Center, Inc.