Osteoporosis Canada’s REPLAY features some of our most popular online content on bone health and managing osteoporosis.

Take a look at the list of videos below.

Cook Once, Eat Twice.

Cook Once, Eat Twice.

Original Air Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Presenter: Nita Sharda, BSc, RD Registered Dietitian

Introduction By: Amanda Hamel, RD Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Educator, Dairy Farmers of Manitoba

Moderator: Tracie Napoli Director, Fund Development & MARCOM, Osteoporosis Canada

During this challenging time, more of us are home and are cooking more meals than ever. But not everyone has the time – or likes spending their time in the kitchen which can be a barrier to individuals getting the nutrients they need for good health, including bone health.

COVID-19 and Osteoporosis Treatments for Patients and Caregivers Webinar Title Screen

COVID-19 and Osteoporosis Treatments for Patients and Caregivers

Original Air Date: Thursday, June 25, 2020

Presenter: Dr. Aliya Khan, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FACE Clinical Professor of Medicine, Divisions of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Geriatrics, Director, Calcium Disorders Clinic & Fellowship in Metabolic Bone Disease, McMaster University

Moderator: Kerry Grady, MHSC, RD Senior Manager, Scientific and Clinical Programs, Osteoporosis Canada

As we work to adjust to our new normal during COVID-19, now more than ever, staying fracture-free is critical for anyone with osteoporosis.

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COOKING DEMO WEBINAR: Cooking For One or Two

Original Air Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Presented By: Emily Richards, Professional Home Economist

Moderated By: Tracie Napoli, Director, Fund Development & Marcom, Osteoporosis Canada

Breaking Myths. Not Bones.

Original Air Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Host: Pat McCarthy-Briggs, Fracture Prevention Education Volunteer, Osteoporosis Canada

Special guest panelists discuss and dispel the most common myths in their field of expertise.

Managing Osteoporosis Patients During COVID-19 [Healthcare Professional Webinar]

Original Air Date: Monday, June 1, 2020

Host: Dr. Famida Jiwa, MHSc, CHE, D.C. President and CEO, Osteoporosis Canada

Facilitator: Dr. Robert G. Josse, BSc, MBBS, FRCP(UK), FRCPC, FACP, FACE Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism Associate Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Professor of Medicine and Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto

This webinar featured an expert panel and was intended for Healthcare Professionals on managing osteoporosis patients during COVID-19. View this thought-provoking discussion focusing on challenges and solutions for managing your patients with osteoporosis during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Take the opportunity to hear expert panelists answers questions based on our three key topics:

  1. Considerations around fracture prevention in older adults in the midst of other urgent clinical priorities.
  2. Challenges with continued osteoporosis therapy and supporting evidence/experience-based recommendations for case-by-case clinical judgement.
  3. Practical approaches and tips to help support virtual management of osteoporosis patients for specialists and PCP’s.

Cooking with Pantry Staples during COVID-19 with Emily Richards

Original Air Date: Thursday, April 30, 2020

Presenter: Emily Richards, Professional Home Economist
Moderator: Tracie Napoli, Director, Marketing and Communications, Osteoporosis Canada

This cooking webinar showcases meal ideas using shelf stable staples with calcium and protein. Learn how to make Oven Meatless Meatballs with Emily Richards, Professional Home Economist who also answers your cooking questions.

Emily Richards is a professional home economist, freelance food writer, chef and cookbook author who also enjoys culinary instruction for home cooks who want to learn more and have fun in the kitchen. She is the author and co-author of 9 cookbooks which include topics from Italian cuisine, weeknight dinners, glycemic index diets and comfort foods. Emily writes and develops recipes for cookbooks, print and online publications and websites that include everyday cooking and healthy eating.

Speaking of Bones - Your Bone Health: Part 1

Speaking of Bones – Your Bone Health: Part 2

Original Air Date: Monday, April 27, 2020

Presenter: Cathy Pearcy, Community Engagement Coordinator – Ontario, Osteoporosis Canada
Moderator: Heather Eatson, Community Engagement Manager, Osteoporosis Canada

– What you can do to maintain healthy bones
– Physical activity for healthy bones
– How osteoporosis is treated
– How to live well with osteoporosis including tips on falls prevention

Speaking of Bones - Your Bone Health: Part 1

Speaking of Bones – Your Bone Health: Part 1

Original Air Date: Monday, April 20, 2020

Presenter: Cathy Pearcy, Community Engagement Coordinator – Ontario, Osteoporosis Canada
Moderator: Heather Eatson, Community Engagement Manager, Osteoporosis Canada

– What is osteoporosis
– Risk factors
– How osteoporosis is diagnosed
– Nutrition for Healthy Bones

Exercise at Home During COVID-19 with Dr. Lora Giangregorio

Exercise at Home During COVID-19 with Dr. Lora Giangregorio

Original Air Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2020

Presenter: Dr. Lora Giangregorio
Moderator: Tanya Long, Senior Manager, National Education, Osteoporosis Canada

Dr. Lora Giangregorio outlines the types of exercise that are effective for fall and fracture prevention, and how to develop an exercise program at home.

Dr. Lora Giangregorio is a Professor and Schlegel Research Chair in Mobility and Aging in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo, and an affiliated scientist with the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging, the University Health Network, and the Geriatric Education and Research in Aging Sciences Centre.

Bone Matters:
Osteoporosis – The Patient Journey

Original Air Date: Friday, November 15, 2019

Presenter: Dr. Marla Shapiro C.M.
Moderator: Dr. Famida Jiwa, President and CEO, Osteoporosis Canada

Dr. Shapiro is a family physician, health journalist for CTV, Canada AM and The Globe and Mail, author, and Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. In this free webinar, you will become familiar with the patient journey and understand the importance of knowing what a fracture can mean to you.

Bone Matters Drug Induced Osteoporosis

Bone Matters:
Drug-Induced Osteoporosis

Original Air Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Presenter: Nese Yuksel, BScPharm, PharmD, FCSHP, NCMP | Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences | University of Alberta

In this video presentation Dr. Yuksel answers questions such as:

  • The effects of drug-induced osteoporosis on bone loss and fracture risk
  • How drug-induced osteoporosis is assessed
  • The management of drugs that lead to bone loss and fractures
  • Certain drugs that contribute to bone loss and increased fracture risk, including glucocorticoids, aromatase inhibitors for breast cancer and androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer
Bone Matters Fracture Risk Assessment From Basics to Baffling

Bone Matters:
Fracture Risk Assessment: From Basics to Baffling

Original Air Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Presenter: William D. Leslie MD, MSc, FRCPC

In this presentation Dr. Leslie covers:

  • What is fracture risk assessment?
  • How has the focus on fracture risk assessment improved patient care?
  • What are the consequences of fracture?
  • What is the care gap?
  • Who requires medication?

Bone Matters:
The Dilemmas of D

Original Air Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Presenter: Stephanie Atkinson, PhD, DSc(Hons), FCAHS | Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, McMaster Children’s Hospital |

Vitamin D is a crucial nutrient for bone health. In this presentation Stephanie Atkinson, PhD discusses:

  • Vitamin D –why do we need it?
  • Does the new Canada’s Food Guide provide good nutrition for bone health?
  • Is it necessary to have Vitamin D status measured?
  • Can I prevent bone fractures by taking extra Vitamin D?
  • How do we make sure to get enough?