Osteoporosis: A global concern

By Elaine Fiedler

May is Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month

“Osteoporosis is an international concern,” said Kimberly J. Templeton, MD, chair of the Academy’s U.S. Bone and Joint Decade Committee. The need to “stay one step ahead of osteoporosis” by educating the public on bone health and steps to prevent osteoporosis was reinforced during the 2009 AAOS Annual Meeting by a panel of international surgeons.

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