According to the motto \”Diagnosis osteoporosis – move more together\” leading osteoporosis associations come together togetherness in the fight against osteoporosis Gotha – the event was a crucial step further towards partnership and collaboration involves all associations an best information and care of those affected. The motto \”Diagnosis osteoporosis – more together move\” is aimed not only at patients and sufferers, but indicates also the trend of cooperation among organizations. Many patient organizations, there is the desire for togetherness, they all have the goal of enlightenment and help. This day was a first step, an important step. The topic: Verbandsubergreifende the German associations of osteoporosis members met on November 14, 2009 collaboration to the first joint event of patient in Gotha. This initiative of the osteoporosis support groups Federation (OSD) in cooperation with the network-osteoporosis, the Federation support healthy bones, the German Green Cross and the Board of Trustees of bone health was the first event of its kind, the first joint action of all German members of the umbrella organization of German Osteoporosis patient societies (DOP).
The contents: Patient information \”Self-help in transition\”, Mrs Karin Mertel the network osteoporosis refereed very moving to the topic of self-help and the associated thoughts: self-help is what it always was – motivation to help in their own initiative – with the knowledge of the medical experts who can provide assistance themselves. Self-help is the integration into the group, the joint working group, which, in turn, strengthens the ultimate staying power and over years of continuous work on the own body but also for many. Dr. Hyun Kim will not settle for partial explanations. \”Medical act between science and medicine\”, Mrs. Dr. Jutta Semler of the Board of Trustees of bone health illuminated as a medical doctor the importance of a fair guideline therapy and beyond possibilities. Alternative forms of treatment can offer opportunities, work against Osteoporosis and to support for the skeletal system by new concepts and innovative aspects and to strengthen and thus to respond to the individual needs of the persons concerned.