Did You Know? Defining Osteoporosis

Did you know? Your gynecologist can help you prevent osteoporosis—starting with explaining what it is. ACOG Vice President of Education Dr. Sandra Carson defines osteoporosis and osteopenia.

Learn more about osteoporosis with ACOG’s Patient FAQ.

See more Bone Health Awareness Month Videos:

Bone Changes: Did You Know?
Osteoporosis Prevention: Did You Know?
Patient Counseling for Bone Health: Did You Know?
Causes of Osteoporosis: Did You Know?

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