Rasmussen College How osteoporosis develops

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Osteoporosis is a bone disease marked by brittle and fragile bones. In this assignment, you will explore this disease in more detail using the scenario below.

Scenario:
During a recent visit with a female relative, the relative informs you that she has been diagnosed with osteopenia, a precursor to osteoporosis. In order to help your relative, you decide to research this disease further.

To complete this assignment, do the following:

  1. Research this disease using a minimum of 2 sources. You can use your textbook for one of the sources. Choose the remaining source(s) from the GALE Virtual Reference Library provided on the Structure and Function of the Human Body library guide page.
  2. In a minimum of 2 pages (not counting the references page), address the following:
    • Explain how osteoporosis develops and the potential causes.
    • Describe the ways that your relative can prevent the onset of osteoporosis.
  3. Include a references page at the end of your document, formatted using the APA guidelines, that lists your research sources.

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peachblack
School: New York University

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Running head: OSTEOPOROSIS

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Osteoporosis
Student’s Name
Course Number – Name of Course
University Name
Instructor’s Name
Date

OSTEOPOROSIS

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Osteoporosis

How osteoporosis develops

Osteoporosis is a condition that is associated with the thinning of bones or loss of bone
mineral density. The thinning of bone increases the risk of fracture even at the slightest slide
(Thomson, 2013). This condition is likely to be experienced by women who have reached
menopause. The bones of human beings are alive and do continually grow throughout our lives.
The bone cells do dissolve, and new ones grow back to add to the density of the bones through a
process known as remodelling. This life turnover of bone cells leads to the replacement of a
large percentage of skeletons every decade. The bone density is usually highest at the early 20s,
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