All About Osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis is a silent disease. Most people do not know they have it until they suffer a fracture. Affecting more than 200 million people worldwide, it is the most common bone disease (Sözen et al., 2017). While the majority of people diagnosed with osteoporosis are over the age of 50, it is not a normal aspect of aging. It is a significant cause of disability for older adults causing pain, deformity, and fractures leading to increased mortality. This course discusses the different types of osteoporosis, risk factors, and treatments. Understanding the types of osteoporosis, risk factors, and treatments helps create a better quality of life for those in your care.

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Osteoporosis is a silent disease. Most people do not know they have it until they suffer a fracture. Affecting more than 200 million people worldwide, it is the most common bone disease (Sözen et al., 2017). While the majority of people diagnosed with osteoporosis are over the age of 50, it is not a normal aspect of aging. It is a significant cause of disability for older adults causing pain, deformity, and fractures leading to increased mortality. This course discusses the different types of osteoporosis, risk factors, and treatments. Understanding the types of osteoporosis, risk factors, and treatments helps create a better quality of life for those in your care.

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