Osteoporosis Detection

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We know osteoporosis is a horrible disease that often affects post-menopausal women. We know that the decreased estrogenic environment present after the menopause is associated with increased incidence of osteoporosis and osteopenia, the low bone mass precursor to osteoporosis. Because the ramifications of fractures resulting from osteoporosis are so serious (potential for death, decreased mobility and healthcare dollars), it is important to make a diagnosis of osteoporosis or osteopenia as soon as possible. Osteoporosis is treatable and even preventable. (more…)