Health — 18 April 2013

OsteoCutoutBy Ed Coghlan

When you think about osteoporosis, the image of a frail elderly woman might flash through your mind.

That would be, as my teachers used to tell me, an incomplete answer.

The disease that makes bones weak and increases the likelihood of fractures is actually a big problem for men too.

Dr. Shireen Fatemi is the Regional Osteoporosis Physician Co-leader at Kaiser Permanente in Panorama City, California.  She has been practicing for nearly a quarter of a century and over a decade ago helped launch the award winning Healthy Bones Program with Kaiser Permanente Southern California.

Read more at National Pain Report.


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Ed Coghlan

Ed is a former television news director at KCOP in Los Angeles and the Montana Television Network. He writes on health, economic and public affairs issues.

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