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As a healthcare provider, you can greatly reduce your patient's risks of osteoporosis and fractures by providing regular bone density tests and a preventive care program . This focus on preventative health care is key to providing a superior level of service to your patients and helping them to enjoy a better quality of life. USFP can help you in providing patient education, bone testing services and preventive care programs to your patients. Working with your patients to implement the following preventive care approaches will help them prevent osteoporosis and reduce their risk of fracture:
• Prevention Through Early Detection
The National Institute of Health (NIH) recommends: “A bone density measurement should be considered when it will help the patient decide whether to institute treatment to prevent osteoporotic fracture.”
In the past few years, a variety of clinical and voluntary health organizations have developed osteoporosis clinical practice guidelines . • Prevention Through Life-style Changes
Behavioral modification should include exercise and diet. Weight-bearing exercises help build bone mineral content in the skeleton. In addition to its effects on the bones themselves, physical activity may reduce fracture risk by improving muscular strength and balance (NIH consensus statement 2000) • Prevention Through Supplementation
If your patients do not have enough level of bone building nutrients in their diet, an advanced bone-building supplement such as OstiGen is recommended. Formulated with active ingredients from organic sources promoting bone formation and remodeling, OstiGen's smooth rich flavour is delicious and is also convenient and easy-to-use. It is low-calorie and has no lactose or fat. OstiGen replaces your patient's calcium supplement with a calcium-mineral complex. It is an idea product to use in a combination therapy intended for osteoporosis prevention/treatment.
• Prevention is a Quality-of-Life Commitment
Quality-of-life commitment is about making your patients aware of their risk of osteoporosis and effective physician intervention early on. Patients considered to have adequate bone density may still be at risk of osteoporosis and fracture if they are losing bone rapidly. Educating your patients to the risks of osteoporosis and helping them to understand the needs for physician care including periodic testing to track bone density should be recommended to your patients.