Bone Health & Osteoporosis Foundation Medical Disclaimer

The information and advice contained in or made available through the Bone Health & Osteoporosis Foundation (formerly the National Osteoporosis Foundation) websites (including, but not limited to, podcasts, social media, message boards, text files, chat rooms, or auditoriums) is not intended to replace the services of trained and qualified health professionals or to be a substitute for medical advice of physicians. The user should consult a physician in all matters relating to his or her health, and particularly in respect to any symptoms that may require diagnosis or medical attention. BHOF makes no representations or warranties with respect to any information offered or provided within or through the BHOF Web site regarding treatment, action, or application of medication.

BHOF makes every effort to provide and maintain accurate, complete, usable, and timely information on our websites, however, medicine and healthcare are ever-changing sciences. As new research and clinical experience broadens our knowledge, changes in treatment and drug therapy are required. In this resource, BHOF has used peer-reviewed sources believed to be reliable in their efforts to provide information that is complete and generally in accord with evidence-based standards. However, in view of the possibility of changes and advances in medical sciences, BHOF, nor any other party who has been involved in the preparation or publication of this resource is not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information. Users are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein with other sources. Conclusions drawn from, or actions undertaken on the basis of, such data and information are the sole responsibility of the user.

While our goal is to ensure accuracy and maintain an up-to-date presence with all our resources, BHOF cannot guarantee that it always will be. If you see something published by BHOF that should be corrected or updated, please send an email to Be sure to reference the full URL of the page in your correspondence so we can quickly locate the information in question.

Last Reviewed 08/07/2018
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