Outline Week 8, Lecture 2a

Outline Week 8, Lecture 2a - HHS 231 Fall 2007 Outline for...

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HHS 231 Fall 2007 Outline for Week 8, Lecture 2 (Part 1) “Osteoporosis – The silent disease What’s up for today? Bone Health Osteoporosis Fractures Optimal Bone Health Take a Look at Osteoporosis – what are the two things you are looking for here? 1. 2. What is Osteoporosis? Means… A Disease characterized by both 1. 2. These two characteristics lead to… 1. 2. Prevalence of Osteoporosis Osteoporosis represents a major public health threat _______________ Americans have the disease __________ of these are women ________________ have low bone mass There is significant risk for…. Osteoporosis can…
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The First Take Home-Message Osteoporosis is bad. But fractures are the killer. * so don’t trip anytime soon!!! Osteoporosis-Related Fractures 1 in 2 woman older than 50 will suffer an osteoporosis-related fracture For men, this rate is 1 in 4 There are 1.5 million osteoperois related fractures per year in the U.S.
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