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  • Taking Charge of Your Bone Health

    Are you at risk for bone loss and fractures? To answer that question, let’s go back to when you were a kid. What We Know If you followed bone-healthy recommendations…

  • How Often Should I Get Tested?

    How frequently you should have a bone density test depends on a number of factors such as your age, your bone density results and whether you are taking an osteoporosis…

  • Cancer and Bone Health

    Cancer can have dramatic, yet often hidden consequences for bone health. If you or a loved one is undergoing cancer treatment, learn how cancer and its treatment affects your bones…

  • Insurance Coverage for DXA Tests

    Medicare coverage Medicare will pay for a bone density test (DXA) as part of preventive screening every two years for women 65 or older and men 70 or older. Many…

  • Who Should Get a Bone Density Test?

    Because there is x-ray involved, you will need a prescription from your physician and you may also need advance approval from your insurance company before making your appointment. If you’re…

  • After 27 years of providing bone density testing in the East Bay, American Bone Health has discontinued this service to focus exclusively on public education about bone health, osteoporosis and…

  • Lately, there have been concerns raised about the overuse of screening procedures, including bone densitometry. (Newsweek, Aug 14, 2011). While there may be many screening tests that are expensive and…