BoneBlast July 2015

IOF BoneBlast • July 2015

Special issue on bone material properties in Calcified Tissue International

This collection of state-of-the-art reviews by leading experts in the field is guest edited by David Burr and Matthew Allen. It provides new insights into bone material properties, the various mineral, collagen and water compartments in bone, and the role of these properties in skeletal fragility.
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World Osteoporosis Day (WOD) campaign toolkit now available

WOD campaign toolkit coverIs your society, clinic or hospital planning to hold a WOD event or campaign? Read our new WOD toolkit to learn about the resources available, or for creative ideas that may help you stage a high-impact WOD event.

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Best Practice Framework shown to be good benchmarking tool for FLS

Capture the FractureReview confirms effectiveness of Capture the Fracture® Best Practice Framework as a single set of quality standards to benchmark Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) within a variety of health-care systems worldwide. Free access until August 16.

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Increased impact factors for IOF journals

IOF journals

Submit your research to key IOF journals: 2014 science citation impact factor for Calcified Tissue International & Musculoskeletal Research now 3.272 (up 19%); Osteoporosis International among top ranked in the field.

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Bone and Diabetes Workshop at Abu Dhabi Meeting

workshop at IOF Regionals Abu Dhabi '15

Special pre-meeting workshop at IOF’s 3rd Middle East & Africa Osteoporosis will focus on epidemiology in the Middle East, pathophysiology and management & therapeutics. REMINDER: Abstract deadline is August 14, 2015.

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Congress highlights: Kit de diapositivas ahora disponible en español

Congress Highlights en español

Sólo está disponible para los miembros de la IOF.
The slide kit, accessible only for IOF members, is also available in English, French and Japanese.

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Taxonomy of rare genetic metabolic bone disorders

SRDsAn IOF Working Group has published a comprehensive classification of rare genetic bone disorders according to their metabolic pathogenesis: comprising 116 OMIM phenotypes, with 86 affected genes related to bone & mineral homeostasis. Free access until August 16.

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IOF Calcium Calculator now available in Italian and Portuguese (BR)

Calcium CalculatorIn cooperation with its CNS members, IOF is looking forward to making this new resource available in many languages: French, German, Greek, Spanish, Russian and Turkish are already in planning.

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Position statement on clinical use of vitamin D metabolites and their potential developments

sunRead this new position from the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis & Osteoarthritis (ESCEO) and IOF, just published in ‘Endocrine’.

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