Fit to a T (Not an Exercise Class)
What is a T-Score and what does it have to do with fractures and osteoporosis,the most prevalent bone condition among Americans. Nearly one in two women, and one in four men, are likely to suffer from it in their lifetime. Osteoporosis is debilitating, reducing a person’s freedom of movement, and leads to high incidences of hip and spine fractures. Prevention education is essential to lowering the burden of this disease.
“Fit to a T” is the USBJI’s response to the Surgeon General’s first-ever report on bone health and osteoporosis. In partnership with the Public Library Association and the National Network of Libraries
of Medicine this education program presented by Darla Bissener, RN. Ms. Bissener is a Trauma Coordinator who is currently getting a new osteoporosis clinic up and running.