"Osteoporosis and Fracture Prevention" Topic of Upcoming Lunch and Learn For Your Health Lecture

May 5, 2017– Osteoporosis is often known as a silent disease because bone loss occurs without symptoms. According to the National Institutes of Health, osteoporosis causes 1.5 million bone fractures every year. Implementing fracture prevention is an essential part of osteoporosis treatment.

On Wednesday, May 24, Denny A. Carter, M.D., board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery, a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System, will present “Osteoporosis and Fracture Prevention.” The Lunch and Learn For Your Health lecture will be held at the Golden Isles YMCA from 12 to 1 p.m., and lunch will be provided at no charge to attendees.

The lecture will offer important information on keeping your bones healthy, preventing fragility fractures, treatment options for osteoporosis and much more.

The Lunch and Learn For Your Health series takes place at the Golden Isles YMCA located at 144 Scranton Connector, Brunswick. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required by calling the YMCA at 912-265-4100.