Canadian Club of Halton Peel Speaker Meeting

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Date(s) - Thursday, November 7, 2013
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Oakville Conference Centre


Speaker: Dr. Rick Adachi, Prof. of Medicine, McMaster-St. Joseph’s


Organization: Canadian Club of Halton Peel

Description: “Osteoporosis: What You Need to Know and Do” – The Canadian Club of Halton Peel (in its 28th year) presents guest dinner speaker Dr. Rick Adachi MD, Alliance for Better Bone Health Chair in Rheumatology and Professor of Medicine, St. Joseph’s Healthcare-McMaster University. A graduate of McMaster, Dr. Adachi has conducted numerous clinical trials and published extensively on a wide variety of therapies for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis. Once thought to be a normal part of aging, osteoporosis is now recognized as a treatable disease that affects 25% of women and close to 20% of men. Dr. Adachi’s presentation will focus on the importance of fractures in identifying individuals who would benefit from treatment, the latest research on osteoporosis in men, and therapies for the treatment of the disease in men and women.

Cost: $45


Phone: ( 905 ) 827 – 6302



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