Episode 312 is an Expert Edition featuring Professor Peter Ebeling-Endocrinologist (MBBS, MD, FRACP, AO) around ‘Treating low bone density across the lifespan’
There are only few people on the planet who understand bone better than Prof Peter Ebling. Professor Peter Ebeling, AO, is Head of the Department of Medicine in the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. He was also inaugural Director of the Australian Institute of Musculoskeletal Science (AIMSS).
Professor Ebeling has 28,000+ citations; and has over 450 peer-reviewed publications, including in the New England Journal of Medicine, Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science and Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 153 publications over the last 5 years. In 2015, Professor Ebeling was made an Officer in the Order of Australia for his distinguished service to medicine in the field of bone health.
Professor Ebeling's research interests include musculoskeletal health and diseases; public health aspects of vitamin D; post-transplantation osteoporosis; osteoporosis in men; and biochemical bone turnover markers.
Peter is clinically available as an Endocrinologist through the Jean Hailes for Women's Health Clinic in East Melbourne and also holds a role as head of the department of medicine for Monash University at Monash Health.
Listen in as we delve into the following:
- His interest in Bone Health and Osteoporosis
- Awareness in Osteoporosis
- What is Osteopenia
- Age groups prone to Osteoporosis
- Analysing 50+ year old with Osteoporosis
- Advise on younger people with low bone density
- Stress injuries on athletes
- Administration of drug injections with Osteoporosis
- Role of blood work in Osteoporosis
- Urine Test and how it connects to Osteoporosis
- What is Osteosarcopenia
- Impact and cost of Osteoporosis in Australia yearly
- Trends in bone loss through de-loading
- Trends in bone marrow edema
- Bone Healing factors
- Best Advice to optimise bone health
- Physical Challenge for the week
- Prof Ebelings’ current projects
- Sleep importance in skeletal health
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Factors causing Osteoporosis and Low Bone Density
- Other lifestyle factors
Maintaining your bone density
- Have a healthy lifestyle approach
- Have adequate calcium intake
- Vitamin D is normal
- Regular Weight-bearing exercise
- Reducing alcohol intake
- Stop smoking
“Increase calcium intake is a good approach for bone stress reactions.”
Advice on younger people with low bone density
- Have a good calorie and protein intake
- Avoid low body mass index
- Make sure sex hormone level is normal
- Good lifestyle factors
“High-intensity progressive training is important for people with low bone density.”
“Move it or you will lose it” – Best Advice
“High intensity progressive resistance training for 30mins 3 times per week.” - Physical Challenge
To follow Prof Peter Ebeling
Bio: Prof Peter Ebeling
How to make an appointment with Professor Peter Ebeling: jeanhailes
04:45 His interest in Bone Health and Osteoporosis
07:50 Awareness in Osteoporosis
11:15 What is Osteopenia
11:50 Age groups prone to Osteoporosis
14:40 Analysing sub 50 year olds with Osteoporosis
21:16 Advice for younger people with low bone density
23:16 Stress injuries in athletes
26:19 Administration of drug injections with Osteoporosis
29:44 Role of blood work in Osteoporosis
33:04 How a Urine Test connects to Osteoporosis
37:46 What is Osteosarcopenia
41:45 Impact and cost of Osteoporosis in Australia yearly
43:00 Transient bone loss through de-loading
45:04 Transient bone marrow edema
46:30 Bone Healing factors
49:34 Best Advice to optimise bone health
49:55 Physical Challenge for the week
50:45 Prof Ebelings’ current projects
52:55 Sleep importance in skeletal health
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