Health Library

Resource Guide for Osteoporosis

Resources

Address:
Department of Health and Human Services200 Independence Avenue, SWRoom 712EWashington, DC 20201

Phone:
1-800-994-9662

Description of services provided:
The Office on Women's Health (OWH) vision is to ensure that "All Women and Girls are Healthier and Have a Better Sense of Well Being." Its mission is to "provide leadership to promote health equity for women and girls through sex/gender-specific approaches." The website provides health and wellness information, statistics, and health tools for the public and medical professionals.

Internet Address:
http://www.womenshealth.gov

Resources

Address:
251 18th Street SSuite 630Arlington, VA 22202

Phone:
1-800-231-4222

Internet Address:
http://www.nof.org

Description of services provided:
At the NOF's website, you'll find "Fast Facts" on all aspects of osteoporosis—from risk factors to treatment options. You can also search a nation-wide database of healthcare professionals who treat osteoporosis, purchase educational materials, join a support group, and become an advocate for osteoporosis research and education.

Resources

Address:
1 AMS CircleBethesda, MD 20892-3675

Phone:
301-495-44841-877-226-4267

Internet Address:
http://www.niams.nih.gov

Description of services provided:
This site covers osteoporosis as well as more rare bone diseases. In addition to the basics, this organization provides information on osteoporosis in men, Asian-American women, and Latino women. Several handouts are in Spanish, while others are large print or low-literacy.