Patient Education

Osteoporosis Awareness

Presented by Jacobb Semple, RN, MSN, FNP-C

This presentation is in support of Osteoporosis Awareness Month. In it, we discuss some basic information about Osteoporosis and why it is such an important disease for you to know about. Some common questions that are addressed:

  • What is Osteoporosis?
  • Why is it important?
  • Who is at risk for developing it?
  • What are the symptoms?
  • How is it diagnosed?
  • Can it be prevented?
  • How is it treated?
  • Where can you get more information?

The information in this presentation is only intended to be informative and not specific medical advice for any one person. If you feel that any of the information in this presentation pertains to you, we encourage you to speak with your medical provider for your specific care needs.