We’re proud to share Feel It in Your Bones magazine in time for Osteoporosis Month in Canada. It’s an ideal time to put bone health front and centre, and to talk about this “silent disease.” In truth, bone health should be a priority all year round, especially for Canadians – most of whom are deficient in vitamin D, an important mineral for maintaining strong bones. Read our exclusive, special edition on bone health below.

Feel It In Your Bones

Reality Check: Not Just Women Are Affected By Osteoporosis. We’re All At Risk.

Osteoporosis? Not me. Some people believe that they are not at risk for this disease behind a loss of bone density, both in quality...

Do Something For Your Bone Health Today: Mind The Care Gap And Don’t Wait For Fractures To Happen

Let’s get loud about osteoporosis. For too long, it has flown under the radar as a “silent disease.” There are few tell-tale symptoms (like...

Why Bone Fractures Often Fail To Be Linked To Their True Cause – Osteoporosis

What typically happens when a post-menopausal woman goes to the hospital with a bone fracture in her wrist? She’s assessed by emergency room physicians,...

Reduce Your Risk of Fractures And Falls This Winter By Building Bone Strength

With the arrival of winter, Canadians have more reasons to think about bone health. The Canadian Institute For Health Information estimates there were more...

Let’s Talk. How To Break The Ice With Your Pharmacist And Start A Conversation About Bone Health

Have you talked to your pharmacist lately? Why not? If you need professional advice about bone health, you may be missing out on an...

Break Myths, Not Bones: Why Understanding Osteoporosis Is Critical For Healthy Aging

Bone health is a cornerstone of good health. Yet it’s not something we give much thought to until it is too late and suffer...

How You Can Be Your Own Advocate To Get Timely Osteoporosis Assessment And Diagnosis

At age 58, Denise Gibbons lost her balance and fell. At the hospital, doctors ordered an X-ray, MRI and ultrasound and determined she had...

How Canada’s Pharmacists Help Osteoporosis Patients Manage Their Health Effectively

When COVID-19 hit, Canada’s pharmacists were always open to serve their clients and ensure their healthcare needs were met. For those with osteoporosis, continuity...

How COVID Has Impacted Bone Health and What You Can Do About It Right Now

Osteoporosis is often described as “a silent disease.” During COVID, this has never been more true. Bone health took a back seat. Health assessments,...
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Watch Now: YouAreUNLTD’s Osteoporosis Patient Panel

What’s it really like to live with osteoporosis? YouAreUNLTD put together a panel with two Canadians – one man and one woman – who...

Take Control: 6 Bone-Boosting Tips, Tricks and Tools You Need Now to Prevent Osteoporosis

Sowing the seeds for good bone health happens early in life. Babies who are breastfed are given vitamin D drops because a mother’s milk...

Partners in Care: Tap Into Your Pharmacist’s Knowledge and Services to Support Osteoporosis Treatment and Prevention

Over the last couple of decades, the role of pharmacists has evolved significantly. Canada’s pharmacists have become a front-line resource to provide comprehensive advice...
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Bone Health, Diagnosing and Living With Osteoporosis: Three Doctors Explain

Recently we chatted with Dr. Peter Lin, Dr. Vivien Brown and Dr. Akshay Jain about different aspects of osteoporosis, including what the disease is,...

6 Most Dangerous And Enduring Myths About Osteoporosis That Need to End Now

Myths can be dangerous and life-threatening. Some people believe that osteoporosis is not serious like cancer or heart disease. That thinking puts us at...