Physician to discuss menopause and bones

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LEWISTON – “Standing Tall – Osteoporosis and Menopause” will be the topic of discussion at the Wednesday, May 10, meeting of Red Hot Mamas, a nationwide support group dedicated to menopause management education.

Dr. Susan Schraft, chief of radiology at Central Mane Medical Center, will discuss the relationship between menopause and osteoporosis, a bone-wasting disease that primarily affects older women.

The Red Hot Mamas is a nationwide support group dedicated to menopause management education. The group provides medical information and peer support to women, men and family members dealing with the physical and psychological impact of menopause, which usually affects women age 40 and beyond.

Its mission is to empower women to be educated healthcare consumers and actively manage their menopause. The Red Hot Mamas was founded in 1991.

All women, their partners and family members are welcome to participate in the meeting, which will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Chairmen’s Rooms on the lower level of the 12 High Street Medical Office Building, located next to CMMC.

For more information or to register for the presentation, call Dee Forgues at 795-2633. Interpreter services are available upon advance request.

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