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by Randall B

Resource Guide for Osteoporosis

RESOURCES

Address:
United States Department of Health and Human Services—Office on Women's Health
Phone:
1-800-994-9662
Description of services provided:
The Office on Women's Health (OWH) vision is to ensure that "All Women and Girls are Healthier and Have a Better Sense of Well Being." Its mission is to "provide leadership to promote health equity for women and girls through sex/gender-specific approaches." The website provides health and wellness information, statistics, and health tools for the public and medical professionals.
Women's Health.org
http://www.womenshealth.gov

RESOURCES

Address:
1150 17th Street, NW
Suite 850
Washington, DC 20036
Phone:
202-223-2226
800-231-4222
Internet Address:
http://www.nof.org
Description of services provided:
At the NOF's website, you'll find "Fast Facts" on all aspects of osteoporosis—from risk factors to treatment options. You can also search a nation-wide database of healthcare professionals who treat osteoporosis, purchase educational materials, join a support group, and become an advocate for osteoporosis research and education.

RESOURCES

Address:
2 AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892-0001
Phone:
202-223-0344
800-624-2663
Internet Address:
http://www.niams.nih.gov
Description of services provided:
This site covers osteoporosis as well as more rare bone diseases. In addition to the basics, this organization provides information on osteoporosis in men, Asian-American women, and Latino women. Several handouts are in Spanish, while others are large print or low-literacy.

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