June 2002 AAOS Report

New video examines risks, prevention of osteoporosis

A Woman's Strength: What Osteoporosis Could Mean to You is a video, targeted to post-menopausal women, that examines the risks and prevention of osteoporosis. Supported by an unrestricted education grant from Merck & Co., it is available free to AAOS members with the purchase of any Academy patient education videotape. The 12-minute video, produced by Merck, emphasizes early detection and management. It profiles active women who showed no symptoms before they were diag- nosed and highlights effective lifestyle changes to manage the disease. To order an Academy patient education videotape, call customer service, (800) 626-6726.

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