Posts Tagged: National Bone Health Alliance

World Osteoporosis Day: Stop at One

2 Million 2 Many - Pile of casts

Half of people who break a hip have already had at least one broken bone. Less than 1 in 5 who break their hip are on treatment for osteoporosis. Approximately 80 percent of people treated in clinics or hospitals for a fracture are not subsequently screened for osteoporosis or for their risk of falls.