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January 18

  • Priscilla Cole: In Memoriam

February 14

  • The Day My Life turned Upside Down – Ina’s Story

March 14

  • Being Proactive about Stair Safety

April 11

  • Celebrating Our Volunteers at Osteoporosis Canada

May 9

  • Never Give Up! Eleanor Mills Boney Express – The Legacy Lives On

June 13

  • The Importance of Good Posture

July 11

  • Living with Pain: A Journey to Wellness and Assisting Others

August 8

  • Mobility and Assistive Devices to Reduce the Risk of Falls and Fractures, pt.1

September 12

  • Yoga for Osteoporosis: Suggestions for safe and appropriate practice

October 10

  • Buying drugs off the internet

COPING Archives: 2017

January 25, 2017

  • 7 Convenient Ways to Use Your Smartphone

February 8, 2017

  • Smoking and Drinking: Two Risk Factors for Osteoporosis and Fractures

February 22, 2017

  • Four Simple Truths I Didn’t Know About Breaking Bones
  • FLS Webpage Relaunch

March 8, 2017

  • OC’s Scientific Advisory Council, Pt. 3: Guidelines Committee
  • Dr. Jacques Brown Honoured with 2017 Distinguished Investigator Award

March 22, 2017

  • Exercise and Better Bone Health, pt 1: Slips, Falls and Fractures

April 5, 2017

  • Exercise and Better Bone Health, pt. 2
  • IOF Global Patient Charter

May 5, 2017

  • Volunteer Appreciation Week 2017
  • 2016 OC Award Recipients

May 17, 2017

  • That was Then. . . This is Now. . . A Mother’s Dedication
  • 2016 OC Award Recipients cont’d

May 31, 2017

  • The Truth About Lactose Intolerance
  • IOF President’s Award Honours Osteoporosis Experts and Advocates
  • SAC member honoured with ISCD award
  • SAC member receives CGS service award

June 14, 2017

  • Vegan and Vegetarian Diets
  • COPN Walks the Talk on Mother’s Day
  • BC’s First FLS
  • Spotlight on St. Michael’s Hospital

June 28, 2017

  • Does Your Father Know? It’s Never Too Late to Start Taking Better Care of His Bones
  • Bones ‘n’ Beer Lite

July 12, 2017

  • How Drugs are Approved in Canada, pt.1
  • Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall in Ottawa

July 26, 2017

  • How Drugs are Approved in Canada, pt.2
  • You Make My Life Better – COPN Award

August 8, 2017

  • Sexuality, Osteoporosis, and You, pt.1

August 23, 2017

  • Sexuality, Osteoporosis and You, pt.2

September 6, 2017

  • Depression, Antidepressants and Osteoporosis
  • 2017 AGM announcement

September 20, 2017

  • Fracture Risk Assessment and the Role of Bone Mineral Density Testing
  • Lindy Fraser Award 2017

October 18, 2017

  • The Consequences of a Fracture

November 16, 2017

  • Pregnancy-related Osteoporosis: Amber’s Story
  • IOF Global Patient Charter

December 13, 2017

  • Season’s Greetings
  • National Volunteer Awards Winners 2017
  • Fall Prevention Over the Holiday Season

January 13
Navigating Winter

January 27
Embracing Social Media

February 10
Self-Management of Chronic Conditions

February 24
COPN Advocacy

March 9
Astronauts and Osteoporosis

March 23
Osteoporosis Canada’s Community Partner Award

April 6
Honouring our Volunteers, pt.1

April 20
Honouring our Volunteers, pt.2

May 4
Olof’s Story

May 18
The Importance of Protein

June 1
Sarcopenia

June 15
My Osteoporosis is not just about Me

June 29
Men and Osteoporosis

July 13
Osteoporosis and Travel, pt.1

July 27
You CAN Prevent Falls and the Injuries They Cause, pt.1

August 10
Dress Your Best in 7 Steps

August 24
Osteoporosis in the Workplace

September 7
Caution against Self-Diagnosis

September 21
Osteoporosis Canada’s Scientific Advisory Council

October 5
Medication Matters

October 19
World Osteoporosis Day

November 2
Fall Prevention is Everyone’s Responsibility

November 16
Diabetes and Osteoporosis

November 30
Scientific Advisory Council, pt. 2: Research Committee

December 14
Season’s Greetings

January 19
Testosterone Deficiency, Male Sexuality, and Osteoporosis, pt.1

January 28
Testosterone Deficiency, Male Sexuality, and Osteoporosis, pt.2

February 18
Sexuality, Osteoporosis and You, pt.1

February 25
Sexuality, Osteoporosis and You, pt.2

March 11
How Drugs are Approved in Canada, pt.1

March 25
How Drugs are Approved in Canada, pt.2

April 8
National Volunteer Week

April 22
Gardening Safely with Osteoporosis

May 6
I Cannot Walk on Air – Jeannette’s Story

May 20
Understanding Side Effects of Medication

June 3
Mobility and Assistive Devices to Reduce the Risk of Falls and Fractures, pt.1

June 17
Mobility and Assistive Devices to Reduce the Risk of Falls and Fractures, pt.2

July 2
Compliant Flooring: A Potential Way of Reducing Injuries due to Falls

July 15
What If You Couldn’t Walk Your Dog? – Betty’s Story

July 29
Dress Your Best – in 7 Steps

August 12
The Dog Ate My Cookie! – Jim Taylor’s Story

August 26
The Truth about Lactose Intolerance

September 9
Buying a Mattress When You Have Osteoporosis

September 23
Are Carbonated Sodas Bad for Your Bones?

October 7
A Gentleman Always Helps

October 28
Fracture Liaison Services, pt.1: FLS and the post-fracture osteoporosis care gap

November 4
Fracture Liaison Services, pt.2: FLS Benefits

November 18
Fracture Liaison Services, pt.3: A day in the life of an FLS Coordinator

December 2
Safer Driving with Osteoporosis

December 16
Season’s Greetings

January 3
Who is on Your Bone Health Care Team?

January 17
Depression, Antidepressants and Osteoporosis

January 31
Sexuality, Osteoporosis and You

February 14
You CAN Prevent Falls and the Injuries they Cause, pt.1:
What Causes Falls?

February 26
You CAN Prevent Falls and the Injuries they Cause, pt.2:
Reducing Personal Health Fall Risks

March 14
You CAN Prevent Falls and the Injuries they Cause, pt.3:
Reducing Indoor and Outdoor Fall Risks

March 26
You CAN Prevent Falls and the Injuries they Cause, pt.4:
Exercises that Help Improve Balance and Reduce Fall Risk

April 9
Gardening and Osteoporosis

April 23
Buying a Mattress when you have Osteoporosis

May 7
10th Anniversary Special: COPN’s History

May 21
Fracture Liaison Service Summit

June 4
My 30 Year Journey with the Silent Thief – Lawrie’s Story

June 18
Stay Properly Informed but. . . Self-diagnose and Self-treat “at your peril”
Medication Adherence

July 2
Travelling with Osteoporosis, pt.1

July 16
Travelling with Osteoporosis, pt.2

July 30
Travelling with Osteoporosis, pt.3

August 13
Travelling with Osteoporosis, pt.4

August 27
Elder Proofing to Reduce Preventable Crisis: Build a Safety Net

September 10
Osteoporosis – My Lifelong Journey

September 24
Drug Holidays: Weighing the Benefits and Risks of Bisphosphonate Drugs

October 8
COPING Classics

October 23
Men and Osteoporosis: 2014 IOF Campaign

November 6
UBC Pharmacist Clinic

November 19
Navigating Winter

December 3
Safer Driving with Osteoporosis

December 17
Season’s Greeting and Happy New Year
Fall Prevention over the Holiday Season

January 4
Boning up on Exercise, pt.1
Reduce Fracture Risk and Manage Osteoporosis

January 18
Boning up on Exercise, pt.2
A Customized Approach to Exercise and Personal Fitness

February 1
Boning up on Exercise, pt.3
All About Weight-Bearing Exercise

February 15
Boning up on Exercise, pt.4
Understanding Strength Training Exercise

March 1
Boning up on Exercise, pt.5
Balance Training and Osteoporosis

March 15
Boning up on Exercise, pt.6
Posture Training and Osteoporosis

March 29
Boning up on Exercise, pt.7
Core Exercises and Osteoporosis

April 12
Boning up on Exercise, pt.8
Flexibility Training and Osteoporosis

April 26
National Volunteer Week

May 10
A Mother’s Determination

May 24
Preventing Falls and Falls Related Injuries

June 7
Colm Kelly: My Continuing Adventures with Ironman Triathelete and Osteoporosis
Compliant Flooring: A Potential Way of Reducing Injuries due to Falls

June 21
Breaking News on Broken Bones

July 5
Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin?

July 19
All About Calcium, pt.1

August 2
All About Calcium, pt.2

August 16
From a House a Day to 10K

August 30
Osteoporosis and the Workplace

September 13
Breaking News on Broken Bones

September 27
Dress Your Best – in 7 Steps

October 11
Safer Driving with Osteoporosis

October 25
Give Your Bones Every Advantage

November 8
Secondary Osteoporosis, pt.1: Medications

November 22
Secondary Osteoporosis, pt.2:
Drugs and Diseases that can cause Bone Loss, Falls and/or Fractures

December 6
Secondary Osteoporosis, pt.3:
Drugs and Diseases that can cause Bone Loss, Falls and/or Fractures

December 20
Secondary Osteoporosis, pt.4:
Drugs and Diseases that can cause Bone Loss, Falls and/or Fractures

January 6
FOCUS on Advocacy

January 20
Give Your Bones Every Advantage

February 3
Travelling with Osteoporosis, pt.1

February 17
Travelling with Osteoporosis, pt.2

March 2
Travelling with Osteoporosis, pt.3

March 16
Travelling with Osteoporosis, pt.4

March 30
The Canadian Geese: An update on Diane Nolan’s story

April 13
National Volunteer Week

April 27
Elder Proofing to Reduce Preventable Crisis

May 11
Eleanor Mills’ Boney Express

May 25
5,000 and Counting!

June 8
Colm Kelly, Triathlete
Preventing the Next Fracture

June 22
Happy Birthday, Osteoporosis Canada
Living and Dancing Well with Osteoporosis

July 6
Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin?

July 20
What Does it Mean to Live with Osteoporosis?

August 3
Where to Turn for Answers
Complimentary and Alternative Therapies for Osteoporosis

August 17
Standing Tall

August 31
Osteoporosis in the Workplace

September 14
Toughen Up on Bone Health this September

September 28
Self-Management of Chronic Conditions

October 12
Are You Standing Tall?
Capture the Fracture

October 26
What if You Couldn’t Walk Your Dog? – Betty’s Story

November 9
Capture the Fracture

November 23
Team Eleanor – Niagara Walks in Wine Country

December 7
The Complete COPING – 2012 edition

December 21
Season’s Greetings!

January 7
The Truth About Lactose Intolerance

January 21
The New Guidelines Virtual Forum – Question and Answer, pt.1

February 4
The New Guidelines Virtual Forum – Question and Answer, pt.2

March 18
Bone Appetit: New Information on Calcium and Vitamin D Virtual Forum
– Question and Answer, pt.1

April 1
Bone Appetit: New Information on Calcium and Vitamin D Virtual Forum
– Question and Answer, pt.2

April 15
Bone Appetit: New Information on Calcium and Vitamin D Virtual Forum
– Question and Answer, pt.3

April 29
Awareness is Key, By Diane Nolin

May 2
Calcium is Good – Are Calcium Supplements Bad?

May 13
How does Research Improve Osteoporosis Care

May 27
Sexuality, Osteoporosis and You

June 10
Are You Shrinking?

June 24
Access to New Treatment Options for Osteoporosis
About the Common Drug Review (CDR)
The CDR Recommendations on Denosumab – “Restrict Access”

July 8
Depression and Bone Loss: Is There a Connection?

July 22
Complimentary and Alternative Therapies for Osteoporosis

August 8
Tips for Increasing Calcium Uptake

August 19
Wendy Croome’s Story

September 2
Reporting Adverse Drug Reactions

September 16
Make Your FIRST Break Your LAST

September 30
Safer Driving with Osteoporosis

October 14
COPING’s 100th Issue

October 28
Involving Patients in the Osteoporosis Care Gap and the Research Agenda

November 11
Nordic Walking Your Way to Better Bones

November 25
Quiz: How much have you learned?

December 9
The Dog Ate My Cookie – Jim Taylor’s Story

December 23
Season’s Greetings

January 8
Slip Slither and Slide

January 21
Talking with Your Doctor

March 19
Osteoporosis Canada Updated Position Statement: Bisphosphonates and Atypical Fractures

April 1
Gardening Safely with Osteoporosis

April 16
Osteoporosis Patient Bill of Rights

April 30
Enjoying Spring Activity Safely

May 13
Safe Movements with Osteoporosis

June 4
How Much Vitamin D is TOO Much?

June 25
Does Excess Body Acidity Contribute to Bone Loss?

July 16
Special Edition – New Vitamin D Guidelines – Physicians say Canadians Should be Taking More Supplements

August 3
Special Edition – Is it Time to Stop Your Calcium Supplements?

September 3
The Day My Life was Turned Upside-down – Ina’s Story

September 17
Health Canada Approves Prolia
Atypical Fractures and Bisphosphonates

October 1
Launch of the Osteoporosis Patient Bill of Rights
The Importance of Advocacy

October 15
The Launching of the 2010 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis

October 29
How Likely Am I to Fracture a Bone?

November 12
It’s Time to Take Appropriate Action

November 26
Better Fracture Risk Assessment Tools Mean Better Care

December 10
Drug Treatments – Their Role in Fracture Reduction and Treatment of Osteoporosis, pt.1

December 23
Season’s Greetings
Drug Treatments – Their Role in Fracture Reduction and Treatment of Osteoporosis, pt.1

February 6
Looking Your Best, pt.2

February 20
Survey

March 6
The Pill Process, pt.2

March 20
Be Active!

April 3
Forum Q&A, pt.1

April 17
Forum Q&A, pt.2

May 1
Forum Q&A, pt.3

May 15
Forum Q&A, pt.4

May 29
Forum Q&A, pt.5

June 12
Forum Q&A, pt.6

June 26
Forum Q&A, pt.7

July 10
Eleanor Mills Inspiration Award

July 24
Self-Diagnose off the Web at Your Peril

August 7
Calcium Absorption and Bone Health, pt.1

August 21
Calcium Absorption and Bone Health, pt.2

October 2
All Fall Down: How to Cut Your Risk of Falls, pt.2

October 16
All Fall Down: How to Cut Your Risk of Falls, pt.3

October 30
Bone Density Testing and Fracture Risk

November 13
Osteoporosis Medications

December 11
A Gift You Can Give

January
Lindsay Fraser Award

February
Disability Tax
Safe Movements
Aclasta

March 14
Reducing Falls

March 28
Preventing Falls in the Bathroom and Kitchen

April
Gardening Safely with Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Report Card

May
Atrial Fibrillation
Gardening Safely with Osteoporosis, pt.2

October
Fashion
Fracture Risk
Vitamin D

November
Osteoporosis Canada Report Card
Christmas Shopping

December
The Pill Process, pt.1

January
New Year’s Resolutions
Exercise

February
Using the Internet for Dietary Information
Canada’s New Food Guide

March
Q&A: Cottage Cheese, Heel Ultrasounds, Magnesium

April
Q&A: Yoga and Osteoporosis, Children and Dairy Products

May
Q&A: Vitamin K, Supplement Test

June
New Actonel Instructions
How Bone is Formed

July
Importance of Activity
Eleanor Mills

August
Eleanor Mills Inspiration Award Winner
Larry’s Story
Study: Senior’s Improve Strength with Exercise

September
Two Day-per-Month Osteoporosis Medication Approved
Physical Activity – update

October
Physical Activity – Fitness Programs and Clubs
Vitamin D

November
Good Nutrition
Safe Movements

December
Get a Grip

January
Common Drug Review
Advocacy – A Way to be Proactive

March
Knowledge Exchange Task Force
Walking Season – Shirley Roberts on trends that increase the risk of osteoporosis

June
Enjoy Summer

October
BONE Appetit
Advocacy & the “Lucky Break”

November
COPN Survey Responses
Advocacy across the Country

December
Self-Diagnose off the Web at Your Peril
Winter Solstice

January
Talking with Your Doctor
Larry’s Story

March
Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy
How Drugs are Approved in Canada

May
Men and Osteoporosis
Shirley’s Story

September
Eleanor Mills
Martha’s Story

November
Negotiating a New Sense of Self
Navigating Winter
Pam’s Story

November 2004
The Inaugural Issue