Resources

Osteoporosis Canada currently produces publications in various languages. See below for English versions.

Booklets & Facts Sheets

Drug Treatments

This four-page fact sheet focuses on medications used to treat osteoporosis. Contains detailed information on available medications, including effectiveness, who can take the drug, how it is taken and possible side effects.

Men and Osteoporosis

This two-page fact sheet focuses on men and osteoporosis. Includes information on risk factors for fracture, secondary causes of bone loss and treatment. Also presents a story of a man living with osteoporosis.

Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis

This two-page fact sheet focuses on the differences between osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. Includes information on the symptoms, diagnosis, risk factors and treatment for both diseases.

Nutrition

This six-page fact sheet focuses on the importance of nutrition in maintaining and building healthy and strong bones.

Diagnosis

This four-page fact sheet focuses on the diagnosis of osteoporosis. Contains detailed information on comprehensive fracture risk assessment.

Your Guide to Strong Bones

This two-page guide focuses on ways to keep your bones strong, touching on nutrition, exercise, vitamin supplements, medication, and more. Also includes a great guide to calcium content in common foods.

Secondary Osteoporosis

This four-page fact sheet focuses on secondary osteoporosis, which occurs as a result of the treatment of another disease or condition, or the condition itself. Includes information on glucocorticoids, other medications and medical conditions that contribute to secondary osteoporosis and how to minimize the effects. Also includes information on conditions and treatments that contribute to falls and fractures.

Too Fit to Fracture Booklet

Managing Osteoporosis through Exercise includes information on strength training, balance exercises and aerobic activity; interactive tools for getting started; tips for addressing barriers to exercise; and ways to move safely during everyday activities to avoid the risk of falls or spine fractures.

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Brochures & Inserts

Too Fit to Fracture – Promo Card

Too Fit to Fracture: Managing Osteoporosis through Exercise includes information on strength training, balance exercises and aerobic activity; interactive tools for getting started; tips for addressing barriers to exercise; and ways to move safely during everyday activities to avoid the risk of falls or spine fractures. Poor posture, combined with loss of bone strength, can increase the risk of spine fracture. Poor alignment can be improved with exercises that target muscles important for posture.

Make your FIRST break your LAST

Make Your First Break Your Last – Brochure

This new brochure alerts Canadians to the fact that a broken bone may be a warning sign of osteoporosis. Take action – to reduce your risk of fractures, see your doctor and take this brochure with you!

Osteoporosis Bisphosphonate Medications, Dental Health and Osteonecrosis of the Jaw

What you need to know about Osteoporosis bisphophonate medications, dental health and osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ).

Stand Tall Canada cards

Too Fit to Fall or Fracture Sheet

This one page guide is packed with useful information to get you started thinking about ways you can safely and effectively exercise.

Calcium Height Loss Cards

A handy business-card-sized reference tool. Lists daily requirements for calcium and vitamin D as well as the calcium content of some common foods.

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