Counter Details: Osteoporosis Prevention, Treatment, and Guidelines, June 2008
The Osteoporosis Program worked with the Pennsylvania Medical Society to offer CME /CEU credits to healthcare professionals through their Counter Details program. The objectives of the Counter Details: Osteoporosis Prevention, Treatment, and Guidelines (June 2008) Counter Details are to help physicians:
· Define the epidemiology of the problem with osteoporosis.
· Review the latest Clinical Treatment Guidelines of Osteoporosis to integrate into practice.
· Formulate strategies to effectively communicate preventative measure with the patient.
· Review the drug treatment protocols and new drug-biomarkers.
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||Rack card for any age. Learn how to find out how much calcium is in the foods you eat every day and compare to what you need to help keep your bones healthy.
|Chinese version. Rack card for any age. Learn how to find out how much calcium is in the foods you eat every day and compare to what you need to help keep your bones healthy.
|If You Don't Want Your Bones to Look Like This
||Brochure for adults with information on osteoporosis, prevention, and who is at-risk.
|Non-Dairy Foods with Calcium
||Fact sheet for any age. Lists examples of non-dairy foods that provide calcium in milligrams for meal planning. Also lists a chart for age group and daily calcium requirements necessary to promote bone health.
|Power of Three
||Fact sheet for school age and adults to show examples of how 3 servings of calcium-rich foods can be added to breakfast, lunch, and dinner in menu planning.
|Wanted: Stronger Bones
Fact sheet for school-age and adults describes why including 3-A-Day of Dairy in meal planning is important to building stronger bones
|Have You Fed Your Bones Today? Poster.
||This is an 8.5" x 11" poster listing benefits and sources of calcium and how it helps your bones.