Endocrinologist highlights osteoporosis gaps

A leading endocrinologist has launched a campaign against a skeleton in the closet of Australian health – inadequate osteoporosis treatment.

People, including many doctors, don’t realise how widespread and serious osteoporosis is, says internationally respected bone health expert Professor John Eisman of the Garvan Institute.

That’s why he has teamed up with colleagues to launch a radio-based awareness project called the Scary Bones campaign.

“People think about osteoporosis and fragility fractures as something