Research Shows Costs for Osteoporosis and Femur Fractures is Rising
Recently, a news article was published showing that the cost of care for individuals with osteoporosis, which can lead to femur fractures, has risen more than 118 percent in the United States. Osteoporosis is one of the major risk factors for broken bones which includes fractures of the femur. According to information presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, the costs related to osteoporosis are rising rapidly, having more than doubled in the past 15 years. Because osteoporosis can lead to significant complications, including broken bones, it is essential for everyone to understand this health condition and its risks.