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Osteoporosis risk assessment

It is very important that people over 70yrs have a check up of their bone health to screen for osteoporosis. People in this age group have an increased risk of developing osteoporosis — a disease which weakens your bones and increases your risk of broken bones (known as fractures). Osteoporosis usually has no symptoms until…

Osteoporosis – Are you at risk?

This handy leaflet can help you assess your risk of developing osetoporosis. It outlines the factors that contribute to fragile bones and poor bone health. The information includes helpful advice about simple steps you can start while waiting to see your doctor. The leaflet is published by  REFRAME osetoporosis and reproduced with permission    
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