The Right Thing To Do For You and Your Patients
Is osteoporosis testing right for you and your patients? The statistics are alarming, especially for women.
80% of the 10 million Americans with osteoporosis are women
Women can lose up to 20% of their bone mass following menopause, making them susceptible to osteoporosis
1 in 2 women over age 50 will have an osteoporosis-related fracture in her remaining lifetime
The estimated direct care expenditures for osteoporotic fractures is $18B a year and rising.
Wit the proper diagnosis and subsequent therapy management, osteoporosis is a disease that you and your patients can live with. Osteoporosis testing is the right thing to do. And vital to the overall health of your women's health program.
Source: The National Osteoporosis Foundation