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The complete book of bone health

Author: Diane L Schneider
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2011.
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Using evidence-based research, first-hand stories and her own experience, the author compiles the latest information about bolstering bones, from prevention to treatment, into a single, easy-to-understand resource. -- From publisher.
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Named Person: Therapie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane L Schneider
ISBN: 9781616144357 1616144351
OCLC Number: 679931763
Description: 491 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Bone health basics. Building perfect bones: timing is everything --
Fracture facts: one tough break leads to another --
Challenges and choices: what you can and cannot change --
The bone cycle; cruise control and overdrive --
pt. 2. Assessment of bone health. General evaluation: visiting with your doctor --
Bone density scan: DXA 101 --
Other measurements: the alphabet soup of imaging --
Bone turnover markers: dynamic assessment --
Monitoring with follow-up DXAs: not one and done --
pt. 3. General measures for bone health. Exercise: on your mark, get set, go! --
Fall prevention: fall-proof yourself and your home --
Nutrition: take a bite out of your facture risk --
Calcium: it is essential --
Vitamin D: are you getting enough of the sunshine vitamin? --
pt. 4. Therapies for prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. FDA-approved medicines : Fosamax (and generic alendronate): the first kid on the block ; Actonel: me, too? ; Boniva: "the Sally Field drug" --
Reclast: just once a year ; Estrogens: effects on bone ; Evista: the designer estrogen or "SERM" ; Calcitonin-Miacalcin, Fortical: the nasal sprays ; Forteo: a different approach ; Prolia: in a class of its own ; Combination therapy: are two really better than one? ; Making a choice: how do the medicines compare? ; Off-label uses: what else is being treated? ; Hot topics: cocktail party conversations --
Drugs in development : Novel medicines: what is in the pipeline? ; Investigational SERMs: a promise of an ideal estrogen ; Other medicines: available elsewhere but not in the United States --
Complementary and alternative medicine : Fosteum: a food product by prescription ; Soy: pass the tofu? ; Strontium citrate: is it the same as Ranelate? ; Natural products: still more questions to be answered ; Vibration therapy: good, good, good, good vibrations ; Physical measures: integrating movement --
After a major fracture : New spine fractures: ways to cement a recovery ; Hip fracture: what to expect --
Other concerns : How do you monitor your progress? ; Living and coping with "osteopenia" and osteoporosis ; Expert medical advice: asking the right questions --
pt. 5. The bone connection with common problems and medicines. Pregnancy and breastfeeding --
Premenopausal women --
Birth control: pills and shots --
Menstrual problems: no periods and endometriosis --
Eating disorders: anorexia and bulimia --
Intestinal problems: celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease --
Thyroid problems --
Weight loss, including surgery for weight loss (gastric bypass) --
Steroid use: Prednisone --
Rheumatoid arthritis --
Diabetes --
Heartburn and reflux: "GERD" --
Depression --
Breast cancer --
Prostate cancer --
Long-term care setting: assisted living and nursing facilities --
pt. 6. Final thoughts. The bone health top ten --
Putting it all together: tips for the whole family --
Appendices : Bone healthy shopping list --
Big words: medical terms broken down --
Internet resources: click on it.
Responsibility: Diane L. Schneider ; foreword by Sally Ride.

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Using evidence-based research, first-hand stories and her own experience, the author compiles the latest information about bolstering bones, from prevention to treatment, into a single, easy-to-understand resource. -- From publisher.

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