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Osteoporosis is a progressive disease that causes bones to become thin and porous, significantly increasing the risk for spinal and hip fractures. Osteoporosis usually does not have an effect on people until they are 60 or older.
Current as of: November 7, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineCarla J. Herman, MD, MPH - Geriatric Medicine
Current as of:
November 7, 2018
Medical Review:Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Carla J. Herman, MD, MPH - Geriatric Medicine
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