• National Osteoporosis Month Other Activities

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    American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) @ASBMR #WhyIStudyBone #NationalOsteoporosisMonth

    ASBMR is running an Osteoporosis Fact of the Day Campaign on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook for National Osteoporosis Awareness Month with hashtags #NationalOsteoporosisMonth and #WhyIStudyBone, and also has numerous educational resources on Osteoporosis.


    American Bone Health - @ambonehealth #StrongBones4Life

    The American Bone Health is running a Better Bone Health at Every Age campaign with tips to live a healthy bone life at every age.  


    American College of Rheumatology (ACR) @ACRheum

    The American College of Rheumatology offers a Rheum2Learn on Osteoporosis within their Learning Center. Also, check out their fast facts on Osteoporosis here.


    American Orthopaedic Association- Own the Bone @OwntheBoneAOA #nationalosteoporosismonth

    The AOA’s Own the Bone program will host a live webinar on May 26thRisk Factor Assessment to Determine Osteoporosis Treatment,” with Dr. John Schousboe, MD, who will discuss how to identify the risk factors that make patients more susceptible to osteoporosis-related fractures. 

    As part of their Osteoporosis Awareness Month Twitter campaign @owntheboneaoa is running #nationalosteoporosismonth facts and educational resources throughout the month of May and highlights program resources for National Osteoporosis Month in its Spring Bone Health Bulletin e-newsletter. Additionally, Own the Bone is hosting an Information booth at the 36th Annual Congress of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON), May 21st -23rd, where orthopaedic nurses can learn more about implementing secondary fracture prevention programs to reduce their patients’ risk of recurrent osteoporotic fractures.


    Global Healthy Living Foundation (GHLF) @GHLForg

    The GHLF offers CreakyBones.org, the smart place for people with osteoporosis to come to learn, grow and be healthy. News, information, politics, community and family are all part of the CreakyBones experience for people dealing with osteoporosis.


    International society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD)

    ISCD is organizing a fly-in on May 24 to support and raise awareness for the DXA reimbursement bill, which would raise Medicare reimbursement of DXA screening from $42 to $98.


    National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA) @NBHAInfo

    Join NBHA in celebrating National Osteoporosis Awareness month with a by learning about the proven solution to the Osteoporosis diagnosis, screening and treatment gap – the Fracture Liaison Service Model. The webinar will take place on May 17, 2016 Noon (ET) by David Lee, MPA, NBHA. Learn about the research, statistics and studies that demonstrate the value and impact the FLS model of care and how it truly is the solution to the Osteoporosis care gap.

    Register Today! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8728864857497061124


    National Institute on Aging (NIA) @NIHforHealth

    NIA educates the public through resources such as the published AgePage “Osteoporosis: The Bone Thief”, along with other helpful facts and resources regarding osteoporosis.


    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) @NIH_NIAMS

    For National Osteoporosis Awareness Month, support NIAMS by joining their Thunderclap. Additionally, NIAMS is hosting an "Osteoporosis Q&A" on Facebook on May 26 from 2-3pm EST. NIAMS continually promotes osteoporosis awareness through related education topics, osteoporosis management, and social media.


    National Institute on Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) @NICHD_NIH

    NICHD promotes bone health at all ages, beginning in children with information on children’s bone health and calcium.  


    National Institutes of Health Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center

    In this service provided by the NIH, learn osteoporosis basics, how other medical conditions affect bone, and additional information targeted specifically to children, men, multicultural communities and women.


    National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) @OsteoporosisNOF

    To raise awareness, NOF is issuing a call to action for the public to Break Free from Osteoporosis by offering free resources for the public and health professionals.  In partnership with NeedyMeds.org, NOF is offering a free webinar on Monday, May 23rd at 2PM Eastern. NOF Clinical Director, Dr. Andrea Singer, will discuss the recently released Medicines in Development report and provide information on current treatment options available for osteoporosis. To learn more about the Break Free from Osteoporosis campaign, download free resource materials and to register for the webinar, please visit their website.


    Northern California Institute for Bone Health, Inc.

    The Northern California Institute for Bone Health, Inc. provides free educational lectures  and is conducting the 11th Annual Meeting: Update on Osteoporosis and Skeletal Health on May 20th, 2016 from 8:00AM-5:00PM in Oakland, CA, USA.


    Research!America @ResearchAmerica

    Research!America provides many advocacy and educational tools, including a fact sheet on Hip Fractures and Osteoporosis.


    United States Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI)- @USBJI

    The USBJI has released the Burden of Musculoskeletal Diseases in the United States containing current information on Osteoporosis and related conditions, including prevalence, health care utilization, economic burden, ICD-9-CM codes, and unmet needs.


    4BoneHealth has numerous educational resources about the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis for all ages and stages is the goal by providing evidence-based information from experts in the bone health field.


    If your organization is promoting National Osteoporosis Awareness Month through special activities or have osteoporosis related content that you would like to be featured on this webpage for the month of May, please contact ASBMR Office, asbmr@asbmr.org.