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    Make Bone Health A Priority

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    Unbreakable – The OC Podcast

    Features evidence-based information from healthcare providers and subject matter experts, as well as personal stories from those affected by osteoporosis.

  • Living Well with Osteoporosis

    At Osteoporosis Canada, we are here to help you.

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Osteoporosis Canada and Willful

Osteoporosis Canada helps educate Canadians on the importance of bone health and improve the quality of life for those diagnosed with osteoporosis. Many supporters of Osteoporosis Canada find p…

Lindy Fraser Award 2021

On behalf of Osteoporosis Canada’s Scientific Advisory Consultants and Osteoporosis Canada, we would like to announce this year’s Lindy Fraser Award winner as chosen by the members of the SAC. …

B.C. PharmaCare Patient Voice Survey For Osteoporosis Therapies

The B.C. Ministry of Health is conducting a survey of patients, caregivers, and advocacy groups to achieve input regarding osteoporosis therapies in British Columbia and B.C. PharmaCare coverage. …

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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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Osteoporosis Canada, a registered charity, is the only national organization serving people who have, or are at risk for, osteoporosis. We work to educate, empower and support individuals and communities in the risk-reduction and treatment of osteoporosis. But we can’t do it alone.

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