This reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources related to osteoporosis. Topics include:

  • the relationship between Alzheimer's Disease and osteoporosis
  • diabetes and lower bone mineral density
  • falls and fractures
  • exercise interventions
  • frailty and osteoporosis
  • osteoporosis in men
  • osteoporosis in women
  • glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis
  • nutrition

5 pages. Last reviewed September 2018.

This publication provides an overview of what is known about osteoporosis in men.  Sex differences in treatment options are included. 4 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.

The aim of this study was to assess the associations between serum testosterone  and estradiol and the likelihood of falls in older men, 65 years and older.  8 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.

This mixed methods study aimed to gain insights into the barriers of recruiting and engaging older men in evidence-based health promotion programs.

The authors interviewed 203 men over the age of 60 from 15 prisons in England and Wales and found that the rate of illness in elderly prisoners are higher than those reported in other studies of younger prisoners and surveys of the general population of a similar age.