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TUESDAY Q & A: Treatment for bone disorders focuses on strengthening bones, slowing bone loss

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What’s the difference between osteoporosis and osteopenia? Are they treated differently? ANSWER: Osteoporosis and osteopenia are related conditions connected to bone health. Osteopenia can be a precursor to osteoporosis, but that is not always the case. Treatment for these disorders is similar because the treatment goals for both are [...]

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Diagnosing Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis, or bone loss becomes a bigger risk as we age.  In this Medical Edge Radio segment we hear from Mayo Clinic Dr. Shreyasee Amin about bone density testing. To listen, click the link below. Diagnosing Osteoporosis

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