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[Replay] Diabetes and Osteoporosis

There are several risk factors for osteoporosis and osteoporotic fractures including age, sex, fragility fracture after the age of 40, use of glucocorticoid drugs, medications, medical conditions that inhibit absorption of nutrients, in addition to conditions that contribute to bone loss such as diabetes.


2022 Osteoporosis Canada Volunteer Awards

Osteoporosis Canada’s Volunteer Awards Program recognizes the contribution and positive impact of volunteers.

Season 3, Episode 1

The Impact of Dieting on Bone Health With Dr. Andrea Josse


The Faces of Osteoporosis

Listen to those affected by osteoporosis share their stories.

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With Sympathy

Osteoporosis Canada is saddened to learn of the passing of Canada’s head of state and the longest-reigning British monarch, Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.

2022 Royal Tour

Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall toured Canada from May 17 to 19, 2022 which included a special evening reception at Rideau Hall, hosted by the Governor General of Canada, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon.
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WHAT IS OSTEOPOROSIS?

Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue, which can lead to increased risk of fracture. Known as the “silent thief”, bone deterioration can occur over a number of years without presenting any symptoms.

Unfortunately, if detected at the time of a break, the disease is already fairly advanced. The most common fractures associated with osteoporosis are in the hip, spine, wrist, and shoulder. Today, no single cause for osteoporosis has been identified.

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