BoneBlast October 2015

IOF BoneBlast • October 2015

New report shows that nutritional needs for skeletal health change as you age

A new review in Osteoporosis International and the thematic report issued in advance of World Osteoporosis Day show how bone-healthy diets throughout life help maximize bone health and support osteoporosis and fracture prevention efforts in later life.

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Support World Osteoporosis Day on October 20

World Osteoporosis Day 2015Take part in this important annual event. Find out what’s happening around the world and download ‘Serve up Bone Strength’ resources for your clinic, available on the World Osteoporosis Day website.

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Submit your key research to WCO-IOF-ESCEO Malaga 2016

WCO Malaga workshopsOnline abstract submission is now open for the field’s high-impact event of 2016. Ensure highest global visibility for your research: submit an abstract to the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis & Musculoskeletal Diseases.

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Membership contest - sign up for your chance to win

Support bone health

Invite your colleagues, members or patients to join our growing global community in support of bone, muscle and joint health. All new individual members in the month of October are eligible for one of 20 LoveYourBones ‬‬supporter packages.

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15th IOF Worldwide Conference of Osteoporosis Patient Societies

2015 Worldwide Conference of Osteoporosis Patient Societies

This important gathering of IOF member patient societies in Athens from September 11-13 was once again an important highlight in the year’s agenda, with 120 participants from 39 countries.

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IOF Linda Edwards Memorial Award presented to Hungarian Osteoporosis Patient Society

IOF Linda Edwards Memorial Award winner 2015

This prestigious 20,000 CHF award was presented in recognition of the society’s innovative falls prevention project and its longstanding record of practical and effective programmes, devoted staff, creativity, and scientific credibility.

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OsteoRus wins IOF World Osteoporosis Day Award

IOF World Osteoporosis Day awardCongratulations to our Russian member society which was recognized at the IOF-WWC for its outstanding World Osteoporosis Day (WOD) campaign – one of many great WOD campaigns by IOF’s member national societies.

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Receive journal Table of Content Alerts

IOF JournalsKeep abreast of hot new research by signing up for the Table of Contents of Osteoporosis International and/or Calcified Tissue International. Don’t forget: IOF Pro members get online access to these journals for only 50/25 USD per year.

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Coming soon: Congress highlights based on abstracts presented at the ASBMR 2015 Annual Meeting in Seattle, October 9-12, 2015

Congress HighlightsSlide sets highlighting key research from the American Society. for Bone & Mineral Research 2015 Annual Meeting will be available from Nov. 11, 2015. Highlights from WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2015 are still available (to access: sign in or sign up as an IOF member).

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Input into WHO Global Strategy and Action Plan on Ageing and Health

WHO global strategy on ageingThe WHO Draft zero of the "Global Strategy and Action Plan on Ageing and Health" is now open to public consultation. Have your say and ensure the voice of the musculoskeletal health community is heard.

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Member Spotlight

New Canadian guideline will help prevent fragility fractures in residents in long-term care homes

nursing careOsteoporosis Canada announced the release of the first-ever national guideline on preventing fractures in long-term care homes, where fractures are significantly more common than among seniors in the community.

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