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4 Apr

Expert volunteers and patients, our best team!

The patient is the raison d’être of the Osteoarthritis Foundation International (OAFI) and is the engine that drives us to work and move forward. OAFI Volunteer Being an OAFI volunteer means being committed to the cause and helping to carry out the initiatives promoted in favor of other patients and the Society in the field […]

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21 Feb

Healthy cooking for Osteoporosis patients

You can now download and try the Alicia Foundation’s healthy cooking guide for Osteoporosis patients. This week we provide you with a very practical cooking guide, where you will find recipes recommended for people suffering from bone disease, especially those suffering from osteoporosis. The recipe book has been kindly provided to us by Alicia, a […]

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9 Feb

We are ready at the starting line of #ARTICULANDO24

#ARTICULANDO24

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31 Jan

Impact of fragility fractures in Spanish women with postmenopausal osteoporosis

“In 2017, 327,600 fragility fractures occurred in Spain, 260,000 of them in women. Fragility fractures are those caused by a low impact, such as a fall from a height corresponding to standing upright, and are the main consequence of osteoporosis, a disease that affects 22.5% of Spanish women over 50 years of age, a percentage […]

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13 Dec

Christmas: How to look after yourself and enjoy your holiday meals

Article by courtesy of Laura Isabel Arranz , PhD in food and nutrition, pharmacist and dietician-nutritionist. Christmas is a time of emotion and special days to enjoy and share with our loved ones around a table. The emotional and social side of food is important, but we must be careful not to overindulge in excesses […]

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27 Nov

TriAnkle project: bioprinting tissue regeneration as a therapy for Osteoarthritis patients

One area of research that has been gaining momentum in the last decade is printing with biocompatible materials for tissue regeneration, also known as bioprinting. Article courtesy of Lluís Quintana Frigola, Corporate Manager, Viscofan Bioengineering. Bioprinting holds great promise for addressing the needs of osteoarthritis patients in a variety of ways (Markel Lafuente-Merchan, 2022). Osteoarthritis […]

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20 Nov

Prevention and early diagnosis of Osteoarthritis

Article courtesy of Dr. Francisco Castro-Domínguez, Head of Section, Rheumatology Department, Centro Médico Teknon, Barcelona. Coordinator, SER Working Group on Arthrosis, ARTROSER, Spanish Society of Rheumatology. Introduction In Spain, osteoarthritis affects around 7 million people and according to the EPISER 2016 study, the prevalence of osteoarthritis in one or more locations in the population over […]

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28 Sep

CHAPTER 2. Bone Health and Vitamin D: Vitamin D in Osteoporosis

Figure 1: Comparison of internal structure in healthy bone and osteoporosis. Healthy bone has a more compact structure whereas in osteoporosis there is less bone density. Figure 2: Common symptoms of osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a very common disease and it is estimated that 27.6 million people in Europe suffer from it. One of the main […]

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21 Sep

OSTEOARTHRITIS AND CO-MORBIDITIES

Article by courtesy of Dr. José Luis Llisterri Caro, Médico de Familia, Clínica Vallada de Valencia. Osteoarthritis is a chronic disease that represents the second reason for consultation in Primary Care health centers as it accounts for 50% of visits to the doctor related to the musculoskeletal system. It is the most common joint disease […]

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12 Sep

CHAPTER 1: Bone Health and Vitamin D. What is it and why is it so important?

Vitamina D y Salud Articular

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