//Imaging & Diagnostics

Bone Density Scan

2017-11-22T09:24:27+00:00 August 7th, 2013|Imaging & Diagnostics|

A bone density scan or Duax X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is a diagnostic test that measures bone mineral density by measuring how many grams of calcium and other bone minerals are packed into a segment of bone. […]

Osteoporosis: Are You at Risk?

2017-11-22T09:31:41+00:00 October 23rd, 2013|Imaging & Diagnostics|

A woman’s risk of breaking a hip is equal to her risk of breast, ovarian and uterine cancer combined, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF).If you’re a woman over the age of 50, the answer unfortunately is yes. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), 80% of the people in this country with the disease are women. […]