The Cost of Osteoporotic Fractures


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Women In Government Podcast The Cost of Osteoporotic Fractures Low bone mass and the deterioration of bone tissue are two ways to describe Osteoporosis. More the 53 million people either have this bone disease or are at high risk of bone fractures due to low bone mass. How does this affect us on the state-level, and what does this mean for our country’s overall health and wellness? On this episode of the Women In Government Podcast, our panel discusses the action steps we can take today to address the differences in the clinical and economic impact of fractures suffered by Americans on Medicare. ••••• ••••• ••••• MODERATOR: Hawaii Representative, Lauren Matsumoto, WIG Board Vice Chair GUEST #1: Illinois State Senator, Julie Morrison GUEST #2: Claire Gill, CEO, Bone Health and Osteoporosis Foundation ••••• ••••• ••••• For more information, please visit Audio courtesy of OSUCHLUCK Productions,

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