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  • 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…

  • What is Bone Density Testing?

    A bone density test—also referred to as a DXA scan or a bone mineral density (BMD) test—is the current way to diagnose osteoporosis. The test measures the QUANTITY of bone…

  • In 1994, the World Health Organization (WHO) reviewed the worldwide data on bone density testing and fracture risk. Prior to this publication, many bone density testing centers reported results by…

  • Understanding Bone Density Results

    The T-score on your bone density report shows how much your bone mass differs from the bone mass of an average healthy 30 year old adult. A bone density test…