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23 Jan

Source Directory

Who we are Source is an advice, information and support directory for all adults in Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset, particularly those with care and support needs. This website is a partnership between Bournemouth Borough Council, Borough of Poole and Dorset County Council. Source has been produced by the councils, voluntary organisations and focus groups consisting of a cross section of...

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21st Managing Osteoporosis & 2nd Practical Management of Osteoporosis Conferences showcased latest research
22 Jan

21st Managing Osteoporosis & 2nd Practical Management of Osteoporosis Conferences showcased latest research

The field of osteoporosis and bone health is evolving and to stay at the forefront, the 21st Managing Osteoporosis Conference was held in Bournemouth Hospital in December 2013 bringing together an innovative and dynamic programme. I have been President of Osteoporosis Dorset, the Charity holding the event, since its inception 21 years ago, so was delighted to be invited to...

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Things to avoid when taking a calcium supplement
24 Apr

Things to avoid when taking a calcium supplement

The following information is taken from the NOS website. Phytates and Oxalates A wide range of foods contain dietary phytates and oxalates, which bind to calcium and decrease absorption. The presence of phytates and oxalates are not a significant contributor to calcium loss unless consumed in excessive quantities, and the foodstuffs they are present in remain an essential part of...

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