Canadians Not Getting Tested For Osteoporosis, Despite High Awareness

While Nine In Ten (89%) Know At Least a Little About The Disease, Most (70%) Canadians Over The Age Of Fifty Have Never Been Tested; Few (24%) Have Spoken To A Health Professional

Monday, June 11, 2007

Toronto, ON – Despite the fact that almost nine in ten (89%) Canadians aged 50 or older know at least a little about osteoporosis, a disease characterized by low bone mass and the break down of bone tissue, seven in ten (70%) have never been tested for the disease. Just three in ten (30%) maintain that they have indeed had a bone...

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Canadians Not Getting Tested For Osteoporosis, 
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