You will hear from 2 consultant rheumatologists covering arthritis, gout and osteoporosis . Held at The Oaks Hospital in Colchester, Essex at 18.30 you will be able to hear from the experts. There is also the opportunity to ask questions in relation to these conditions.
Osteoporosis affects over 3 million people in the UK. It is a medical condition that weakens your bones and makes them fragile. When you have osteoporosis you are more likely to suffer bone fractures.
Broken bones can be the first sign of osteoporosis. This medical condition can be treated with bone strengthening medicines.
Women are more at risk of osteoporosis than men.
Ostopenia is a medical condition a stage before osteoporosis. At this stage there are things you can do to keep your bones healthy.