Included below is a list of events happening across the country that may be of interest to osteoporosis patients, their family, caregivers, healthcare providers and/or the general public.
Fontaine Auditorium – Health Education Center
May 19, 2017 8am-5pm
This live activity by Northern California Institute for Bone Health, Inc., with a beginning date of 05/19/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 7.75 Elective credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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The Fluno Center
June 2, 2017
This activity has been designed to meet the needs of clinicians and other health care professionals looking to enhance their knowledge and skills related to musculoskeletal health for the care of their patients. Learn more about the event here.
San Francisco, CA
July 23, 2017
Held during IAGG’s World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics and the theme is: Nutrition and maintaining functions with aging. Today, the conference is fully booked and you can download the last version of the program here. We are happy to announce that the 13th edition of the conference (IANA2018) is scheduled on 1-3 March 2018 in Miami, USA, during the next International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research .
Santa Fe, New Mexico
August 4-5, 2017
The Santa Fe Bone Symposium is an annual forum devoted to advances in the science and economics of osteoporosis, metabolic bone disease, and assessment of skeletal health. Presented by the Osteoporosis Foundation of New Mexico (OFNM), this meeting is for healthcare providers, scientists, and researchers with a special interest in bone disease, and for bone densitometry technologists who seek a high level of knowledge in their field. Close interaction and collaboration between faculty and participants.
Gold Coast, Australia
August 31 – September 3, 2017
The 5th edition of BMJD will address the most burning questions in the fields of Rheumatoid Arthritis/Inflammatory Arthritis, Osteoarthritis and Pain, and will provide an effective forum to discuss and debate these questions. In addition, there will be ample time allocated to speaker-audience discussions.
October 9-11, 2017
The 33nd Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity will be held on October 9-11, 2017 at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort & the Modern Honolulu. The Call for Proposals is NOW OPEN, so be sure to submit your ideas early! For more information, please visit us at www.pacrim.hawaii.edu, or feel free to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 1-808-956-7539.
10th International Symposium on Nutritional Aspects of Osteoporosis
November 28 – December 2, 2017
The call for abstracts deadline is October 15, 2017!
This 1-hour webinar will explain how certain movements may harm the spine in a person with osteoporosis or low bone density in the spine. Spinal anatomy will be reviewed and spine-saving movement principles will be shared. A SpineFacts wellness message will be provided at the end. Watch the recording today!
This 1-hour webinar will explain why people with osteoporosis are at risk for spine fractures. The anatomy of the spine will be reviewed, kyphosis will be discussed, the importance of height measurements and signs and symptoms to report to medical professionals will be discussed. A SpineFacts wellness message will be provided at the end. Watch the recording today!
This 1-hour webinar will provide updated information on the osteoporosis treatment plan, including efficacy of pharmacologic therapies, diet, and exercise and lifestyle changes to improve bone health in individuals with osteoporosis at high risk for fracture. Also included will be information on the surgical and non-surgical management of acute spinal fractures. Watch the recording today!
This 1-hour webinar is about the importance of nutrition to building and maintaining strong bones. This webinar is designed to provide a broad overview of nutrition as it relates to bone health. The intent is to ground the participant in the basic biology and physiology of bone cells and the key role nutrition plays in building and maintaining strong bones throughout the lifespan. Watch the recording here!
Support for HR 2461: Increasing Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2015
NOF and colleagues at the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) are supporting legislation-HR 2461, the Increasing Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2015 recently introduced in Congress. This legislation would help ensure that patients have access to DXA testing by restoring Medicare funding for DXA.
May 26-29, 2018
The European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS) is the major organisation in Europe for researchers and clinicians working in the musculoskeletal field. ECTS represents more than 600 members, including basic researchers, clinicians, students and health allied professionals working in the musculoskeletal field. CME will be applied for.
San Francisco, CA
July 23, 2017
Held during IAGG’s World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics and the theme is: Nutrition and maintaining functions with aging. Today, the conference is fully booked and you can download the last version of the program here. The 13th edition of the conference (IANA2018) is scheduled on 1-3 March 2018 in Miami, USA, during the International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research .