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Osteoporosis

Diabetes & Endocrinology

Osteoporosis is a common disease that causes bones to become weak and brittle. For those who are at risk for osteoporosis or already have the disease, our team utilizes treatments designed to boost bone mass and prevent or slow bone loss. While calcium by itself doesn’t cure or prevent osteoporosis, getting enough calcium is an essential part of any prevention or treatment program. Making healthy lifestyle choices, such as eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables and doing weight bearing exercises can also enhance bone strength.

Your doctor may order periodic DEXA bone density exams to monitor the effectiveness of osteoporosis treatment.

Learn more about osteoporosis.