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    Medical Reference Related to Osteoporosis

    1. Lupus and Osteoporosis

      Studies have found an increase in bone loss and fracture in individuals with SLE. In fact, women with lupus may be nearly five times more likely to experience a fracture from osteoporosis.

    2. Do You Need a Specialist for Osteoporosis?

      There are a number of ways to find a doctor who treats osteoporosis patients. If you have a primary care physician or a family doctor, discuss your concerns with him or her. Your doctor may treat the disease or be able to refer you to an osteoporosis specialist.

    3. Smoking and Osteoporosis

      Smoking and bone health.

    4. Peak Bone Mass

      Bones are the framework for your body. Bone is living tissue that changes constantly, with bits of old bone being removed and replaced by new bone.

    5. Osteoporosis Questions

      Osteoporosis Q&A

    6. Osteoporosis Myth: Only Old White Women Get Osteoporosis

      Reality: While white women are at greatest risk for osteoporosis, men and women of all ethnic groups can develop this bone disease.

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