‘Osteoporosis, Fractures and Frailty’ Workshop in Owen Sound on June 5

Reports

UW KINNECTION

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 …

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New FRS Tool Launched to Prevent Fractures in LTC

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 …

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More Plants, Less Meat: Canada’s New Food Guide

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 …

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Vitamin D and Effects on Fractures, Falls & BMD

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 …

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