SMI says osteoporosis prevalence statistics highlight importance of calcium and vitamin D for bone health

5 September 2014 – The New Zealand Self Medication Industry (SMI) said a new Australian report highlighting the importance of preventing osteoporosis is a warning for New Zealand as well.

In its report, Estimating the Prevalence of Osteoporosis in Australia,1 the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) said that the prevalence of osteoporosis may actually be much higher than previously thought.

To view the full statement from SMI click here:  SMI statement on osteoporosis study

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