BoneBlast May 2014

IOF BoneBlast • May 2014

Helping doctors interpret FRAX results

Automated links to national intervention guidance help doctors interpret FRAX results. Following the UK NOGG example, Finnish and Lebanese FRAX are the first to introduce automated links to their assessment guidance.

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Programme announced for 5th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting

The Scientific Programme Committee has now finalized an enriching and comprehensive scientific programme. The sessions will feature leading international osteoporosis experts as speakers and chairs.

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New tool for your national advocacy efforts: EU27 Report slide kit

The EU27 report contains powerful new data showing the burden of osteoporosis and care gap in Europe. Use our new ‘EU27’ slide kit to enhance your presentations with current statistics and graphs.

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Read the latest issue of Progress in Osteoporosis (PIO)

In this issue IOF’s free online review journal (edited by Ego Seeman) highlights hot new research on antiresorptives, bisphosphonates, anabolic agents, PTH and alendronate, and strontium ranelate. Become a member to access.

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Capture the Fracture… Did you know?

Capture the Fracture (CtF) has compiled over 500 publications about Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) and secondary fracture prevention. We invite you to visit our resources section and sign up for the CtF newsletter.

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Seeking stories of ‘Real Men’ with osteoporosis

World Osteoporosis Day 2014 will be dedicated to osteoporosis in men. As we gear up for our launch in June, we’d like to invite male osteoporosis patients to share their stories and a photo (300 dpi minimum) with us. If you have a patient who would be willing to contribute his story, please contact

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Member Spotlight

May is National Osteoporosis Month in the USA

The National Osteoporosis Foundation USA is kicking off National Osteoporosis Month and issuing a call to action for the public to Break Free from Osteoporosis. The campaign encourages everyone to get to know their risk factors for osteoporosis and change their lifestyle to build and maintain strong bones.

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