My guest today is Dr. Nese Yuksel, a North American Menopause Society Certified Menopause Practitioner who practices at both the Multidisciplinary Bone Health Clinic at the University of Alberta Hospital and the Menopause Clinic At Lois Hole Hospital for Women while also being a full professor of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Alberta.
She is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Scientific Advisory Council of Osteoporosis Canada. You get your mammogram & pap smear. You pay attention to your blood pressure. But have you spent much time considering your bone health? Not the sexiest of topics I know! But listen to the first 5 minutes of the episode at minimum to hear Dr. Yuksel’s elevator pitch as to why bone health should be on your radar.
Dr. Yuksel and I cover: What osteoporosis is Assessing your risk of osteoporosis Prevention: including nutrition, exercise and lifestyle modifications Resources mentioned: Osteoporosis Canada Osteoporosis Canada Calcium Calculator Bone Health and Osteoporosis Foundation