The Cleveland Clinic Guide to OsteoporosisBook - 2010
With one in two people over 50 suffering from osteoporosis, it's especially important to learn how to prevent bone fragility, and slow or even halt the progression of bone loss. InThe Cleveland Clinic Guide to Osteoporosis, Dr. Abby Abelson, named in "Best Doctors in America" nine times, presents critical information about the latest scientific studies and progress in fighting osteoporosis and related conditions. This important resource gives readers the cutting-edge medical guidance Dr. Abelson offers her patients, including:• How to know if you're at risk for osteoporosis• The challenges of diagnosis• Why men are also at risk• What causes osteoporosis, and what to expect from care and treatment• Clear explanations of the newest studies• Personal stories of those who have triumphed over osteoporosis• Fast facts and red-flag sidebars• Plus, advice on how to make the necessary lifestyle choices to live an active and healthy life The Cleveland Clinic is consistently identified as among the top four hospitals byU.S.News & World Report, and is a leader in osteoporosis research and treatment.
Publisher: New York, NY : Kaplan Pub., c2010
Characteristics: x, 146 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Osteoporosis