At least 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will suffer a fragility fracture in their lifetime and with Ontario’s aging population, these numbers are likely to increase drastically.
In older adults, frailty is a predictor of future …Read More
Do you want to improve your confidence in screening, diagnosing, and optimizing care for patients with osteoporosis, including those with moderate risk?
If so, please register for one of the upcoming OCFP ‘Osteoporosis and Fracture Prevention’ workshops being held in:…Read More
Do you have osteoarthritis or osteoporosis? Or just want to learn more about bone health?
If so, come attend a free two-hour, interactive event with kinesiology students at the University of Waterloo. Get assessed for key aspects of your physical …Read More
Fractures are a serious health concern for older adults living in long-term care (LTC) and cost $1.03 billion annually in Canada. Research shows 45% of LTC residents are at high risk for fractures.
Fractures occur more frequently among LTC residents …Read More
Canada’s new Food Guide, released on January 22, is a modern approach to promoting healthy eating, making healthier eating choices easier for all Canadians. This new food guide focuses on what to eat and how to eat.
Canadians continue to …
A recent article on the effect of vitamin D supplementation on fractures, falls and bone mineral density was published in the journal Lancet Diabetes Endocrinology by Bolland and colleagues (October 4, 2018). This research reviewed the available literature as part …Read More
The Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy (OOS) launched the newest site of the Fracture Screening and Prevention Program (FSPP) at Scarborough and Rouge Hospital – Centenary site, on September 25th, 2018. The FSPP is a secondary fracture prevention program designed …Read More
Osteoporosis Canada brings you ‘Meet the Experts’ a 7th annual public education forum on osteoporosis in Peterborough on Wednesday, November 14 from 9:30 am to 1 pm.
Topics and speakers at the event include:
- Osteoporosis 101 by Dr. Adachi
November marks Osteoporosis Awareness Month in Canada and a great opportunity to learn more about osteoporosis and bone health. Attend an osteoporosis community education event being held at the Richmond Hill Central Library on Thursday, November 1 from 7 pm …Read More
The Centre for Bone Health presents a free education event titled ‘ Osteoporosis: Updates & Controversies’ on Saturday, November 3 from 9 am to 12 pm. The event is scheduled to take place at St. George Banquet Hall in Waterloo, …Read More