Resources: Menopause Treatment, Osteoporosis Information,
and Women’s Health Research

FRAX: WHO Fracture Risk Assessment Tool
http://www.shef.ac.uk/
The FRAX® tool was developed by the World Health Organization) to evaluate fracture risk of patients. It is based on individual patient models that integrate clinical risk factors as well as bone mineral density at the femoral neck.

International Society for Clinical Densitometry
http://www.iscd.org/
The International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) is a non-profit organization providing a central educational resource for multiple scientific disciplines with an interest in bone mass measurement. ISCD membership is composed of clinicians, technologists and industry members.

Menopause Map
http://www.hormone.org/
The Menopause Map will help guide you through your individual journey. The map is a resource for you and your primary care provider or ob/gyn to use in discussing whether menopause treatment/menopausal hormone therapy is a good choice for you.

Menopause Wise
http://www.menopausewise.com/
MenopauseWise is a commercial site dedicated to women going through the menopause transition. This site provides information and discussion boards on issues affecting menopausal and postmenopausal women.

North American Menopause Society
http://www.menopause.org/
The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) is North America’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the health and quality of life of women through an understanding of menopause. Its multidisciplinary membership of 2,000 leaders in the field—including clinical and basic science experts from medicine, nursing, sociology, psychology, nutrition, anthropology, epidemiology, pharmacy and education—allows NAMS to be uniquely qualified to provide information that is both accurate and unbiased.

Society for Women’s Health Research
http://www.womenshealthresearch.org/
The Society for Women’s Health Research, a national nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC, is widely recognized as the thought leader in research on sex differences and is dedicated to improving women’s health through advocacy, education and research.