Fast Five Quiz: Osteoporosis Myths vs Facts

Herbert S. Diamond, MD


August 19, 2022

Osteoporosis refers to low bone mineral density caused by bone microstructure alterations. These osteoporotic changes put patients at high risk for low-impact fragility fractures, with increased morbidity, mortality, disability, and significantly reduced quality of life. More than half of postmenopausal, White women will experience an osteoporosis-related fracture, and with the aging United States population, the number of these fractures is expected to triple. Numerous myths and misinformation about osteoporosis persist. Are you able to separate clinical facts from popular fiction? Take this short quiz.


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