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The OI Society was formed in 1977 by parents and friends of those with OI in order to create a point of contact for newly diagnosed families.  From simple beginnings, a nation-wide community has grown. A community where people can freely exchange experiences, friendship and knowledge of OI and how to navigate the world with OI.

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Parents of Children with OI

Information on many topics related to understanding and managing OI. Here is a sample of topics Parents often ask about.

Adults with OI

After the age of 40, adults with OI should have a complete physical each year.

Medical news

Over the past several decades, scientists have learned a significant amount about the diagnosis and treatment of bone disease.

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Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder that causes a person's bones to break easily, often from little or no apparent trauma. OI is also called "brittle bone disease." OI varies in severity from person to person, ranging from a mild type to a severe type that causes death before or shortly after birth.

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AGM 2019 – 17 November 3pm AEDST

Hi all Our AGM will be happening on the 17th of November and we would love to have your input.  …

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Wishbone Day is supported by

OI Society are very grateful to Rotary Club Dee Why Warringah for their continuing support of Wishbone Day.

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