Osteoporosis

Local physician Heather Hofflich an advocate for bone health

Local physician Heather Hofflich an advocate for bone health

Carmel Valley physician Heather Hofflich has become a strong voice for strong bones.

An endocrinologist at UC San Diego Health Sciences, Hofflich specializes in the area of osteoporosis. She is the west coast ambassador for the National Osteoporosis Foundation and throughout May is raising awareness about bone health and the prevention of bone loss for National Osteoporosis Month.

Dr. Heather Hofflich

“Osteoporosis is a major health issue and it’s really important that people think about it,” Hofflich said, noting it affects about 54 million Americans, resulting in two million broken bones a year.

Osteoporosis is a skeletal disorder characterized by compromised...

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