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Booklets, Brochures, Fact Sheets and Inserts

Osteoporosis Canada currently produces publications in various languages. 

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Booklets & Fact 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.


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


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.

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.

Too Fit to Fall or Fracture: One Page Guide

This one page guide is packed with useful information to get you started thinking about ways you can safely and effectively exercise.  See what the experts recommend along with real life examples of what you can do and what you should avoid.

Osteoporosis Medications, Dental Health, and Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (ONJ): What You Need to Know

The International Task Force on Osteonecrosis of the Jaw has been established to look at research priorities in order to help us understand the causes of ONJ as well as the most effective forms of treatment.

Multilingual Resources

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