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Fibrous dysplasia (FD) is a skeletal disorder in which bone-forming cells fail to mature and produce too much fibrous, or connective, tissue.
The two most important lifelong bone health habits to encourage now are proper nutrition and plenty of physical activity.
Many racial/ethnic groups are at increased risk of developing osteoporosis. Learn the facts.
Women make up 80 percent of those with osteoporosis. Find out how to prevent and treat this disease.
Osteoporosis affects 2 million men in the United States. Find out if you are at risk.
Strong bones begin in childhood. Learn how to help kids build up their “bone bank accounts.”
The NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center is supported by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases with contributions from: