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Bone Health & Fracture Prevention

osteoporosis

A 2 hour, interactive group session focusing on how to improve your bone health and prevent fractures. The sessions are led by a Registered Dietitian, Pharmacist and a Member of Osteoporosis Canada.

What will I learn during this Information Session?
Topics that will be covered include:

  • What is Osteoporosis?  How does osteoporosis put me at risk for a fracture?
  • Why Exercise is Important
  • Nutrition and Diet
  • Medications and Supplements
  • Goal Setting and Self Management

 

Who can attend?
Any patient belonging to the Barrie and Community Family Health Team is welcome to attend this information session. 

 How do I register?
If your Family Physician or Nurse Practitioner has already sent a referral for this program, an Administrative Assistant associated with the Dietitian Services will contact you shortly.  Otherwise, you can register online by clicking the Register Now link above or by calling (705) 721-0370 x3 and speaking with one of our Administrative Assistants. They will let you know the date, time, and location of the next available session.   You can also ask your health professional (MD, NP, RN, Pharmacist, RD) at your next appointment to refer you to the program.

 Class Availability
Classes are run every 2 to 3 months, depending on volume.  Our Administrative Team will provide you with the date and time of the next session, or see below.
 
Additional Information
The class is covered by OHIP and is free of charge.  For further information please contact your Family Physician, Nurse Practitioner or call (705) 721-0370 x3.


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