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100 Questions & Answers About Osteoporosis and Osteopenia, Second Edition

Author(s): Ivy M. Alexander, PhD, Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, Connecticut
Karla A. Knight, RN, MSN, Health Care Writer
  • ISBN-13: 9780763777807
  • Paperback    330 pages      © 2011
Price: $21.95 US List
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Approximately ten million Americans have osteoporosis and thirty-four million have osteopenia (low bone mass) with many more at risk. Whether you suspect you may have these conditions or have a friend or relative with osteoporosis or osteopenia, this informative book offers help for men and women of all ages.

100 Questions & Answers About Osteoporosis and Osteopenia, Second Edition, provides authoritative practical answers to your questions about treatment options, lifestyle decisions to improve bone health, sources of support, comments from men and women with bone loss, and much more. This new edition has been completely revised and updated with the latest information. 


Ivy M. Alexander, PhD-Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, Connecticut

Ivy M. Alexander, PhD, C-ANP, is an Associate Professor at the Yale University School of Nursing and Director of the Adult, Family, Gerontological and Women’s Health Primary Care Specialty. She is also a practicing clinician in the Internal Medicine Department of the Yale University Health Services. Dr. Alexander received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the Pennsylvania State University, her Master of Science degree from Northeastern University, a Post-Master’s Certificate in Teaching from the University of Pennsylvania, and her PhD from the University of Connecticut. She has practiced as a nurse practitioner in internal medicine with a focus on women’s health since 1992. Dr. Alexander has published numerous articles concerning women’s health, is active in several state and national organizations, and is regularly invited to speak at national meetings. Her primary interest is menopause and midlife health issues, and she is currently conducting research focusing on menopause experiences and midlife health perceptions among black women. Dr. Alexander lives in Connecticut with her husband, Ray, and daughter, Lauren, and their two dogs and two cats.

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Karla A. Knight, RN, MSN-Health Care Writer

Karla A. Knight, RN, MSN, has been a nurse for 28 years. She was a pediatric nurse practitioner for many years in the office of the late John R. Craig, MD, of Waltham, Massachusetts. She has also worked with children and families in ambulatory clinics, hospitals, and long-term care. Ms. Knight has been a health care writer since 1997 and was a contributing writer for Nursing Spectrum for six years. Her many articles have appeared online as well as in magazines and specialty publications. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree from the Yale University School of Nursing. Ms. Knight is coauthor of 100 Questions and Answers About Menopause. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband, Tom Murphy, and their three children, Erin, Kyle and Kelsey.