The dangers of osteoporosis

10 million people suffer bone loss

Elvira Lindwall, MD, a rheumatologist on staff at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center, will explain the risk factors, prevention, diagnosis and treatment for osteoporosis at a free seminar from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thurs., Sept. 25 at The Oaks mall near Macy’s Home and Men’s store on the lower level, Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks.

Enter the mall on the southwest entrance near the Nordstom department store. Morning refreshments will be served.

Osteoporosis, which means porous bones, is a significant bone loss that increases the risk of fracture. More than 10 million people nationwide have osteoporosis.

This seminar is part of Health Chat, a free community health education outreach program sponsored every third and fourth Thursday morning of the month by Los Robles Hospital in conjunction with The Oaks.



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