Drug treatments for osteoporosis: Alendronate

For more information on this treatment, please read the Drug treatments for osteoporosis: Alendronate (alendronic acid or Fosamax) fact sheet.

BDA - The Association of UK Dietitians

The BDA is the only body in the UK representing the whole of the dietetic workforce. They are a trade union and professional body representing the professional, educational, public and workplace interests of their members.

Website: www.bda.uk.com

Please view: Osteoporosis

Royal Osteoporosis Society

The society’s helpline provides tailored information about osteoporosis and bone health. You may have osteoporosis, or be a friend or family member of someone who does. Health and social care professionals are also invited to get in touch.

Helpline: 0808 800 0035

Facebook: @RoyalOsteoSoc

Twitter: teoSoc

Website: www.theros.org.uk

Osteoporosis - Calcium and Vitamin D facts

If you have osteoporosis it means that you have lost some bone material and your bones are more prone to break (fracture).

Find out if you’re getting enough calcium with this calculator

Vitamin D helps maintain healthy bones, muscles and teeth.