50% of all Caucasian women will have an osteoporosis-related fracture in their lifetime.

Study of Osteoporosis Fractures, 1992

Metabolic Bone Disease

The Fracture, Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease Program at Northwestern University Medical School is committed to providing information to physicians and their patients about new approaches in prevention, diagnosis and treatment.  
Beatrice Edwards, MD, FACP, is Medical Director of Geriatric Evaluation Services at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University Medical School.