World Osteoporosis Day 2016

The Kuwait Osteoporosis Society (KOPS) celebrated the World Osteoporosis Day 2016 with an educational event that took place in the Avenues Mall on Saturday, October 22, 2016. The event included several services dedicated to increase the knowledge and awareness of osteoporosis among the people in Kuwait in all age groups. The event included services from different specialties, physicians provided consultations and reviewing the IOF One-minute osteoporosis risk test, dieticians provided advices of healthy lifestyle, physical therapists provided advices on balance and gait stabilities to avoid falls and heel bone mineral density measurement was also provided to classify risk of fractures in undiagnosed individuals. Around the event location, there was artwork and infographics that showed crucial information about osteoporosis for the public and gathered a lot of shoppers of the mall around it and attended the activities designed in the event. We in KOPS appreciate the attendance of the public to promote education about osteoporosis.