Weight training for osteoporosis

A news story came up on my newsfeed about bone density medication.  Many people report side effects of these medications, whereas weight bearing exercise including doing weight based exercise has the side effect of reversing bone loss according to these articles including one from the National Osteoporosis Foundation:

http://www.bodyandsoul.com.au/health/health-news/is-weight-training-the-solution-to-beating-osteoporosisr/news-story/8fee40b8e6b249d13dcdbbdbd6a36b5c

http://www.builtlean.com/2013/12/11/weight-lifting-bone-density/

https://www.nof.org/patients/fracturesfall-prevention/exercisesafe-movement/osteoporosis-exercise-for-strong-bones/

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