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 Building your Best Bones Forever campaign with tips to live a healthy bone life at every age. The Amercian Bone Health will be hosting virtual events throughout May for Osteoporosis Awareness Month.
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 (AOA)- Own the Bone @OwntheBoneAOA #nationalosteoporosismonth
The AOA offers Own the Bone, a web-based registry improving hopsital care for osteoporosis treatment and national post fracture, system-based, multidisciplinary fragility fracture preventitive initiative. AOA is hosting a virtual event on May 11th, called Own the Bone ECHO.
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)
The ISCD, in conjunction with the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), offers the Osteoporosis: Essentials Course, a program that provides a set of standard practices and information to raise the level of awareness and education in bone densitometry and osteoporosis. The program covers the latest techniques and knowledge on densitometry and the physiology, epidemiology, diagnosis and management of osteoporosis. Join ISCD for a virtual event on May 9th, to discuss DXA and Osteoporosis Management: When to Treat and When to Refer.
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, please visit the NIAMS Health Observances page.
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. You can also check out Osteoporosis in the News.
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. 4BoneHealth also has a Bone Break Day Challenge, where you spend a day like you have a broken arm or leg. Make sure to use the hashtag #bonebreakday when posting.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.