The National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA) today launched Fracture Prevention CENTRAL (www.fracturepreventioncentral.org), a new online resource to help interested sites across the country implement and maintain post fracture prevention and care coordination programs, also known as a Fracture Liaison Service (FLS).
WASHINGTON, DC (February 27, 2013) — On February 25, 2013, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released its recommendation statement on calcium and vitamin D supplementation to prevent fractures in adults, recommending against daily supplementation with 400 international units (IU) or less of vitamin D and 1,000 milligrams (mg) or less of calcium for the primary prevention of fractures in non-institutionalized, post-menopausal women.
NBHA Leadership, Drs. Sundeep Khosla and Robert Recker, were featured in a question and answer column on osteoporosis that ran in a special "Bone and Joint" supplement in the October 22 issue of the Washington Post. A 2Million2Many public service announcement also ran on page 2 of the supplement.
Cast Mountain looms over a meeting room Friday during the first day of the 13th annual Santa Fe Bone Symposium at the Eldorado Hotel. The 12-foot-by-12-foot installation, which represents the 5,500 osteoporosis-related bone breaks that occur daily in the U.S., is part of the national 2Million2Many campaign to promote osteoporosis testing and awareness.