The National Osteoporosis Foundation honors their 35th year with Bone Talk, a podcast and blog that shares inspiring conversations. We will examine issues around osteoporosis from diverse perspectives including patients, healthcare providers, caregivers, policy makers, researchers, advocates and innovators. Learn more about bone health, healthy active aging and strategies to protect your ability to live your best life.


Episode 14: Osteoporosis and Parkinson’s

In this episode, our very own Dr. Susan Greenspan, President of NOF’s Board of Trustees, sits down with a panel of experts to discuss osteoporosis and Parkinson’s, and a new research trial designed to help prevent falls and fractures in patients with both osteoporosis and Parkinson’s disease. Our panel includes expert commentary from Dr. Caroline Tanner, neurologist specializing in Parkinson’s disease, Dr. Kenneth Lyles, geriatrician and endocrinologist, and Dr. Steve Cummings, expert on the epidemiology of osteoporosis, women's health, and aging. 

Episode 13: Dr. Margaret Nachtigall Part 3– menopause and sex

In this third and final episode of our series on menopause and bone health, we discuss what happens to our bodies when we go through menopause, the impact it may have on your sexual life and why you may not need to put sex on the back burner after all. 

Episode 12: Dr. Margaret Nachtigall Part 2: Menopause, hormone therapy, and bone health—what’s the deal?

Hormone therapy can help ease the symptoms of menopause, but it’s got a bad rap thanks to a study released in 2002. In this episode—part two of our three part series on menopause and bone health—bone and women’s health expert Dr. Margaret Nachtigall explains what hormone therapy is, the current recommendations around it, and what questions you should be asking your healthcare provider to know what’s right for you.

 

Latest blog post: message from our CEO

Greetings!  As we enter the second quarter of the year, and spring arrives with bursts of color, music from the returning songbirds, and longer days are illuminated with beautiful light, you can almost feel the levels of hope and inspiration rising reflected by wider smiles and generous attitudes from those we spend time with at work and home.