Research Article: Failure to perceive increased risk of fracture in women 55 years and older: the Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW). osteoporosis, fracture, women, Siris ES, Gehlbach S, Adachi JD, Boonen S, Chapurlat RD, Compston JE, Cooper C, Delmas P, Díez-Pérez A, Hooven FH, Lacroix AZ, Netelenbos JC, Pfeilschifter J, Rossini M, Roux… Read more
Posts By: Diane L. Schneider, MD
Pop star Jessica Simpson is back on the air with another reality show titled “The Price of Beauty”. She told the ladies on “The View” (March 15, 2010) that she got a lot of heat about gaining a couple of pounds. An unflattering photo of her dubbed “Mom’s Jeans” went viral after her performance at a chili cook-off last year.
Barely a minute went by after the ABC World News report on atypical fractures in women taking Fosamax and my cell phone starting ringing. “Dr. Di,” one friend said, “I just watched the evening news and I am in a panic. Should I stop my medicine?”
I am not an early adopter of anything from fashion to gadgets, prescribing new medicines to trying the latest food trends. I ended up with a 2nd generation iPhone only because my classic Motorola StarTAC died after a decade of service.