Don't let osteoporosis be a downward spiral

When

Wednesday, Oct. 20; 2021 at noon

Where

Online Zoom webinar - register on the right to receive an email with the link

Price

Free

Description

Osteoporosis is often called a silent disease because people don’t feel their bones weakening. Breaking a bone or loss of height are often the first signs of osteoporosis. In fact, 50% of women and 25% of men will have an osteoporotic fracture in their lifetime. Compression fractures of the spine are the most common type, but there are several ways to prevent, repair and treat osteoporosis.

Hear from UF Health pharmacist Joy Wright, Pharm.D., about how dietary supplements and medications can help improve bone health and reduce the risk of fracture. Learn how vertebral compression fractures are diagnosed and treated from UF Health physician Evans Heithaus, M.D. Attendees can also ask questions during this live webinar.

Registration is required. CLICK HERE to register.

Can't attend the webinar live? If you miss the live session, webinars are recorded for you to view at your convenience. You will receive an email with a link to the recording once it's available.

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