Insights into the epidemiology of postmenopausal osteoporosis: the Women's Health Initiative.

@article{Jackson2014InsightsIT,
  title={Insights into the epidemiology of postmenopausal osteoporosis: the Women's Health Initiative.},
  author={Rebecca D. Jackson and W. Jerry Mysiw},
  journal={Seminars in reproductive medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={454-62}
}
Osteoporosis and its associated increased risk for fragility fracture is one of the most disabling consequences of aging in women. To successfully reduce the public health burden of this pervasive disease, it is necessary to develop strategies that permit the earlier identification of women at risk for fracture and ensure that preventive interventions to reduce the risk for fracture are both safe and effective. The Women's Health Initiative offers the unprecedented opportunity to systematically… CONTINUE READING
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