Osteoporosis Coalition (AZOC)
AZOC provides osteoporosis education and screening in the state. Bone
Builders is a partner with AZOC.
The National Osteoporosis Foundation web site connects to other national
and Calcium Publications
from the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension describe risk factors,
calories in various high calcium foods and more.
This is the home for the Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases-National
Resource Center. This organization provides information for consumers
and extensive resources for the professional.
The Foundation for Osteoporosis Research and Education provides information
for professionals and consumers on osteoporosis. FORE is a non-profit
organization that is dedicated to the prevention, detection and treatment
is the site for the National Osteoporosis Society of the United Kingdom
Centerwatch is home to hundreds of research trials in various health
issues. Includes osteoporosis drug trials in Arizona.
- Arizona Physical Activity Program l
Governor's Council on Physical Activity in Arizona- their web site:
A non-governmental organization whose mission is to advance the
understanding of osteoporosis and to promote prevention, diagnosis and
treatment of the disease worldwide working with more than 180 national
Health in Children and Adolescents: Implications for Client Counseling
This course, worth 3 CE credits:
• Identifies lifestyle and dietary factors related to suboptimal
bone deposition and increased risk of fracture in children and adolescents
• Identifies resources to assess calcium status in children and
• Summarizes insights from three renowned bone-health experts
- two clinicians and one researcher
• Outlines how health professionals can support families to implement
lifestyle changes that reduce risk of fractures now and later in life
Access the course online at:
There is no cost to view the content. If you take the course for continuing
education credits it is only $34.
the University of Arizona,
College of Agriculture and
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