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World Osteoporosis Day

Posted on Oct 18, 2018 9:44:45 AM by Team healtheo360

World Osteoporosis Day (WOD), marked on October 20 each year, is a year-long campaign dedicated to raising global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis, especially after the age of 50. The campaign also focuses on the role of healthy diet and exercise in bone health and the effect of fractures, especially spine fractures, on the life style and much more, as well as taking early preventive measures to enjoy a high quality of life. 

The World Osteoporosis Day (WOD) 2018 campaign calls for global action to improve bone health and prevent fractures due to osteoporosis, including vertebral (spine) fractures which often remain undiagnosed and untreated. In celebration of World Osteoporosis Day, check out this infographic with key stats about osteoporosis and osteoporotic fractures:

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