About This Educational Activity

Title: You and Osteoporosis – An Animated Patient’s Guide to Bone Health and Osteoporosis
Launch date: April 26, 2021

This educational activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of patients and caregivers affected by osteoporosis.

This educational activity has been developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. and American Bone Health.

This website is part of the Animated Patient® series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their healthcare professionals for optimal outcomes.

This activity is supported by educational grants from Amgen, Hologic, UCB, and Zimmer Biomet.


Risa Kagan, MD, FACOG, CCD, NCMP
Clinical Professor
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
University of California San Francisco
Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation
Berkeley, California

David B. Karpf, MD
Adjunct Clinical Professor of Endocrinology, Gerontology and Metabolism
Stanford University School of Medicine
Attending, Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease Clinic
Stanford University Hospital and Clinics
Stanford, California

Nancy E. Lane, MD
Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Rheumatology
Director, Center for Musculoskeletal Health
University of California Davis School of Medicine
Sacramento, California

Conflict of Interest Disclosures:

Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. is committed to providing its learners with high quality educational activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this educational activity:


Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance their own personal development.

Technical Requirements:

YouAndOsteoporosis.com is an internet-based educational program available on Mac and PC. Click here to view Technical Requirements