Number 1: Spring Equinox, 2002 Archives - BC Diabetes Foundation

The New Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research

The presence of estrogen in a woman’s body has long been seen as a major contributor to the prevention of osteoporosis and heart disease. According to Dr. Jerilynn Prior, a Vancouver-based reproductive endocrinologist and researcher, progesterone, a hormone produced following ovulation, is also a key contributor to women’s good health. “A woman’s body needs adequate […]

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Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research

You’re just a click away from the latest information on: Adolescence Premenopause Perimenopause The Death of “Hormone Replacement Therapy” – How and Why To Use Ovarian Hormone Therapy Progesterone Answers to Your Questions Find articles and helpful information on premenopause and perimenopause written by one of North America’s leading experts in the field, Dr. Jerilynn […]

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A Sample of Questions and Answers from Dr. J.C. Prior’s July 23, 2002 Presentation at Vancouver Hospital

Q: Is bone loss the same thing as osteoporosis? A: There are many stages in bone loss. Ostopenia is the lesser form, but when bone density gets really low its call osteoporosis. After menopause there is natural bone loss, and if you can prevent that bone loss you can prevent osteoporosis. Q: When you talk […]

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From the Editor

It is with great pleasure that I present this issue of the quarterly newsletter. I have had the good fortune to work with Dr. Jerilynn Prior in various capacities over the last seven years. These include sharing authorship with her in one of her publications, generating research protocols, editing her many newsletter contributions and dealing […]

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