North America

United States of America It’s estimated by 2020 half of all Americans over the age of 50 will have fragile bones. This is due to changes in population demographics, diet and lifestyle. The medical expense of caring for people with osteoporosis will run into the billions. Read more
This page features osteoporosis guidelines from North America. International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) does not officially endorse national or regional guidelines. This is because osteoporosis prevalence and aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of fractures are country or region-specific. Please note that the listing may not be up to date, and there may be multiple guidelines... Read more
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