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Upcoming OCFP ‘Osteoporosis and Fracture Prevention’ Workshops

April 8, 2019

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…

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UW KINNECTION

March 18, 2019

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…

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New FRS Tool Launched to Prevent Fractures in LTC

February 25, 2019

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…

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

January 22, 2019

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…

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Vitamin D and Effects on Fractures, Falls & BMD

December 12, 2018

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…

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Fracture Link – Volume 12 – Fall 2018

November 26, 2018

Fracture Link – Fall 2018  Volume 12 DOWNLOAD NEWSLETTER

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Fracture Screening & Prevention Program (FSPP): Improving Care for Fragility Fracture Patients

November 7, 2018

The Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy (OOS) launched the newest site of the Fracture Screening and Prevention Program (FSPP) at Scarborough and Rouge Hospital – Centenary site,…

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Osteoporosis Education Forum in Peterborough on November 14

October 16, 2018

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…

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Osteoporosis Education Event at Richmond Hill Central Library on November 1

October 1, 2018

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…

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Osteoporosis Education Event in Waterloo on November 3

September 17, 2018

The Centre for Bone Health presents a free education event titled ‘ Osteoporosis: Updates & Controversies’ on Saturday, November 3 from 9 am to 12…

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Bone Matters Webinar on ‘Osteoporosis & Yoga’ on September 13

August 22, 2018

  Enjoy yoga but worried that having osteoporosis won’t allow you to safely practice it? Simply register for the upcoming Bone Matters webinar scheduled to…

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Updated Version of Osteoporosis Custom Form

July 30, 2018

The 2010 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis in Canada and the 2015 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Frail Elderly offer…

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Fracture Link – Volume 11 – Summer 2018

July 5, 2018

  Fracture Link – Summer 2018    Volume 11 DOWNLOAD NEWSLETTER

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View MSK Connect – A Special Edition of ‘Fracture Link’ Newsletter

May 9, 2018

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Welcome to CMC 2018!

April 24, 2018

On May 4 – 5, 2018, Osteoporosis Canada, in partnership with Bone and Joint Canada, will be hosting the 2nd Canadian Musculoskeletal Conference (CMC) 2018,…

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Webinar on Supporting Osteoporosis Knowledge in LTC homes

March 1, 2018

Ontario Association for Residents’ Councils (OARC)  and the Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy for Long-Term Care (OOSLTC) have partnered to help strengthen and advance residents’ awareness and…

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Long-Term Care Video Series

February 16, 2018

Osteoporosis Canada, Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy, University of Waterloo and GERAS Centre for Aging Research are excited to announce the launch of four series of videos,…

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2nd Canadian Musculoskeletal Conference – CMC 2018

January 10, 2018

Save the date:May 4 – 5, 2018 National Conference on Osteoporosis & Osteoarthritis Presented by Osteoporosis Canada in partnership with Bone and Joint Canada This…

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Ottawa Hospital receives recognition for fracture screening and prevention

December 22, 2017

The Ottawa Hospital has been recognized for its work in preventing bone fractures. The certificate of achievement acknowledges the hospital’s implementation of a fracture screening…

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Humber River Hospital Receives National Award

December 20, 2017

The Humber River Hospital recently received national recognition for completing all eight Essential Elements of Fracture Liaison Services (FLS). The certificate of achievement was in…

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