Resource Guide for Osteoporosis

RESOURCES

Address: Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 712E Washington, DC 20201

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.

Internet Address: http://www.womenshealth.gov

RESOURCES

Address: 251 18th Street S Suite 630 Arlington, VA 22202

Phone: 1-800-231-4222

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: 1 AMS Circle Bethesda, MD 20892-3675

Phone: 301-495-4484 1-877-226-4267

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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