Know Your Bones Celebrates First Birthday

Know Your Bones Celebrates First Birthday

Professor Peter Croucher, Head of the Bone Biology Unit at Garvan and Greg Lyubomirsky, CEO of Osteoporosis Australia.Osteoporosis Australia and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research have celebrated the first birthday of Know Your Bones with a special cake!

In one year over 75,000 people have engaged with the website.

Know Your Bones is an Australian-first bone health self-assessment that provides users with a report showing results and risk factors which can be discussed with their doctor. For users 50 years and over a fracture risk assessment over 5 years and 10 years is also reported.

Greg Lyubomirsky, CEO of Osteoporosis Australia said “It’s a great start and now we need to grow and reach many more Australians.”

The Know Your Bones cake was cut by Professor Peter Croucher, Head of the Bone Biology Unit at Garvan and Greg Lyubomirsky, CEO of Osteoporosis Australia (pictured top) and shared with Researchers from the Bone Biology Division of the Garvan Institute of Medical Research (pictured below).