The National Osteoporosis Foundation honors their 35th year with Bone Talk, a podcast and blog that shares inspiring conversations. We will examine issues around osteoporosis from diverse perspectives including patients, healthcare providers, caregivers, policy makers, researchers, advocates and innovators. Learn more about bone health, healthy active aging and strategies to protect your ability to live your best life.
episode 10: Improving the Treatment Pathway for Vertebral Compression Fractures
Is it a pulled muscle, or a vertebral compression fracture? Vertebral compression fractures can sometimes be painless, but are still a significant risk to overall health. So how do we diagnose and treat something we may not even know we have? In this episode, Dr. Douglas P. Beall, Chief of Radiology Services at Clinical Radiology of Oklahoma, sits down with NOF CEO, Elizabeth Thompson to discuss.
Episode 9: Strides in Osteoporosis Treatment and Medicine Part Two: A Focus on the Newest Treatment: Evenity™
In Part Two, Dr. Greenspan sits down with Dr. Cosman again— this time to address Evenity™, (Romosozumab), a drug that has made headlines for doing what no other osteoporosis medication can do: build new bone while also slowing bone loss. But like all medications, it has its warnings and side effects.
Episode 8: Happiness: An Essential Ingredient to Living a Longer Life
In a conversation with Barbara Hannah Grufferman, Bone Health Ambassador and Trustee of the National Osteoporosis Foundation, journalist John Leland discusses his best selling book entitled “Happiness Is A Choice You Make: Lessons From a Year Among the Oldest Old”.
Latest blog post: message from our CEO
Greetings! As we enter the second quarter of the year, and spring arrives with bursts of color, music from the returning songbirds, and longer days are illuminated with beautiful light, you can almost feel the levels of hope and inspiration rising reflected by wider smiles and generous attitudes from those we spend time with at work and home.