New Zealand raises the bar on growth & refinement of FLS

By Sophie Entwisle / June 28, 2022 / 0 Comments

During the pandemic year 2020, New Zealand’s Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) expanded and consolidated to deliver better, broader, secondary fracture prevention in order to minimise the burden of fragility fractures afflicting its ageing population, outlines a new article. The New Zealand Medical Journal article, Expansion and consolidation of fracture liaison service in New Zealand public […]

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IOF announces a great step forward for secondary fracture prevention

By Sophie Entwisle / June 18, 2020 / 2 Comments

On June 16, 2020, the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) announced a partnership with Amgen and UCB, in collaboration with the University of Oxford, to support its Capture the Fracture® (CTF) programme. CTF is IOF’s global flagship programme that aims to facilitate, and provide guidance for, the implementation of Fracture Liaison Services (FLS), as a means […]

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Secondary fracture prevention key to a healthy ageing population

By Sophie Entwisle / June 3, 2020 / 0 Comments

Hip or vertebral fractures in people aged 65 years or over is diagnostic of osteoporosis in the absence of another metabolic bone disease, regardless of bone mineral density, and is one of the strongest risk fractures for subsequent fractures.  Fractures are not a normal manifestation of aging. Osteoporosis is common. More than 1.1 million hip […]

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