Bone Matters is an ongoing series of interactive forums broadcast live over the Internet. Each forum, led by a Canadian expert in osteoporosis care, will help participants better understand how to prevent the next fracture and live well with osteoporosis.
Topics to be covered include advancements in treatments, exercises for individuals with osteoporosis, bone-friendly nutrition and other issues identified by COPN (Canadian Osteoporosis Patient Network) members as the ones in which they are most interested.
How can I find out about upcoming Bones Matters?
All COPN members are alerted to upcoming forums in COPING, their biweekly newsletter. Not already a member of COPN? Sign up here for the free newsletter and much more. Notices will also be published on the Osteoporosis Canada website and through our social media feeds on Facebook and Twitter.
For more information contact the Canadian Osteoporosis Patient Network (COPN): email@example.com or 1-800-463-6842 ext. 2224
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Spine Sparing Strategies: Moving Safely to Prevent Spine Fractures
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Some daily activities – vacuuming, sweeping, picking up heavy groceries or your grandchild – can increase your risk of spine fracture. This presentation will provide an overview of which activities and movements need to be modified, why they need to be modified, and how to spare your spine to prevent spine fractures.
Presenter: Caitlin McArthur, MScPT, PhD (c), Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo
Presentation Times by Time Zone:
PT 10:00 am – 11:00 am
MT 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
CT 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
ET 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
AT 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
*Most of Saskatchewan CST 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
This presentation will be archived for future viewing.
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Osteoporosis and Cancer: What’s the Connection?
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Presenter: Rowena Ridout, MD, FRCPC
Associate Director, Osteoporosis Program, University Health Network
Consultant, Scientific Advisory Council and Canadian Osteoporosis Patient Network, Osteoporosis Canada
Osteoporosis and cancer – are they connected in any way? This presentation will cover the potential links between these two diseases. Dr. Ridout will discuss:
- How cancer therapies may increase the risk of bone loss and fractures;
- How steroids used in cancer chemotherapy affect bone;
- How cancer patients can reduce their risk of bone less and fractures
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