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and Dairy Foods.
For professionals and consumers, this webiste contains resources
such as calcium facts, lacose intolerance, bone health and much
more. Nutrition Education Services/Oregon Dairy Council. (503) 229-5033.
Health Osteoporosis Manual. For
professionals, this program consists of a CD with 9 power point
presentations organized in the framework of Stages of Change and
the Leader Guide containing worksheets, self-assessments, fact-sheets,
handouts and evaluation forms for these presentations. Publications
Distribution Center. Pennsylvania
State University. (814) 865-6713 or (814) 863-333-973.
2002 and earlier
Up on Osteoporosis (2000)
Description: Reviewed favorably by the American Academy
of Family Physicians Foundation, this 70 page comprehensive patient
care handbook presents an in-depth review of the latest information
on the causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.
Free with membership.
Contact: National Osteoporosis Foundation
1150 17th St., NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
Nutrition and Osteoporosis Power Point Presentation (2001)
A Henneman MS, RD, and L Boeckner, Ph.D., RD
Description: PowerPoint 97 presentation on "Nutrition
and Osteoporosis" (654 K/72 slides). The slides are formatted so
they also can be used to make colored transparencies.
Contact: University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension
Description: Show clients the importance of exercise
and diet in helping to prevent osteoporosis. Kit contains:
Article and 3 hr CPE course: Diet and Osteoporosis, PowerPoint Show:
50 color slides teaching the importance of diet and exercise in
preventing osteoporosis, dietary sources of calcium and supplements.
Information presented is very up-to-date. Handouts: Over
20 laser originals - ready for copying.
Contact: Food and Health Communications
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Cost: All items: $99.00
Self-study course: $39.00 CFFH subscriber, $ 44.00 nonsubscriber
Overhead set: $ 35.00, PowerPoint Show: $39.00
Osteoporosis: The Silent Disease - Slide Lecture Presentation
Description: This scripted, full color 41-slide presentation
is ideal for community, patient and worksite Education programs.
The presentation covers basic bone biology, osteoporosis risk factors,
Diagnosis, prevention and treatment, and it concludes with a patient
case history. A question and answer document is also provided to
assist with audience questions. Professional Partners Network® members
receive a slide kit as a benefit of membership. (S131)
Contact: National Osteoporosis Foundation
1150 17th St., NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
Preventing and Managing Osteoporosis (2000)
Audience: Consumers and Professionals
Description: Written by a team on authors from medicine,
nursing, nutrition, exercise physiology, and physical therapy, the
book provides an overview of the disease process - discussing
its epidemiology, strategies for prevention and treatment, as well
as the clinical implications of osteoporosis across disciplines.
Contact: Springer Publishing Company.
New York, NY 10012-3955
Fax: 212- 941-7842
Strong Bones, Strong Women: Osteoporosis Prevention and Nutrition
Description: This upbeat full-color brochure
provides many nutritious tips for women, thier mothers, and their
daughters. Includes a list of calcium-rich foods, meal and snack
suggestions and delicious recipes.
Contact: Washington State Dairy Council
4201 198th St. SW, Suite 102
Lynnwood, WA 98036-6751
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Osteoporosis Medications – Before the Bone Breaks
Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center
(National Institutes of Health) <http://www.osteo.org/>
Texas Women’s University <http://www.twu.edu/hs/hs/decide/osteodk.htm>
Women’s Health Network <http://www.womenshealthnetwork.org/clearinghouse/osteo.htm>
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