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... I went to an osteoporosis treatment center for my scan, and the technician told me my prior scan from two years ago at local hospital should be considered fraudulent because the calculation of my score was not done properly! ... (13 replies)
... I am really happy that my bone density improved slightly from my scan of two years ago and I didn't slide down to osteoporosis range. ... (13 replies)
Dexa Scan Result
Dec 21, 2007
... Hi all, I posted my Dexa scan results a few weeks ago that I received verbally after the test at the osteoporosis facility, but I thought I was told my spine was -.01, but the report came in the mail yesterday and my spine is -1.0, which is worse than my last score two years ago of -.02. My left hip was better than last time from -2.4 to -2.3. In my prior post I... (0 replies)

... Hi Starfish, Thank you for your reply. I am 46 years old, post-menopausal since age of 34. They didn't leave out any vertebrae...I was just giving an example. Most of my lumbars 2 years ago (let's call it SCAN #1) came out to be around T -2.5; my hips were -3. to -3.3. Then the doc put me on Forteo...the side effects were so awful I only stayed on it 5 months. ... (2 replies)
... PLEASE TAKE THIS ADVICE TO HEART...There is a specific reason all of us lose bone! When your HIGH CALCIUM (ANYWHERE in the 10 range) shows up in your blood test, that is the best indicator of all about why it is not going to your bones. You also have LOW VITAMIN D, right? When you add your DEXA results to these two symptoms, as well as a PTH intact test (w/elevated PTH... (11 replies)
DEXA scan
Oct 11, 2007
... Hi Chloe welcome... Below is a good link from the Univ of WA on Osteoporosis that should explain, t-scores, fracture risk, medications/ treatment, and risk factors for bone loss. All predictors have several variables, so look through the list of things that cause bone loss and see which apply to you. Your scores are in the Osteoporosis range, which you can read about... (3 replies)
... Yes, I would also suggest calling the doctor's office to get your exact T Scores. Mine were in the -3 range which my doctor called "Low" bone density even if the number is higher than 1. (7 replies)
... I'm sorry, I must repeat this again. The PARATHYROID is what regulates our calcium, not menopausal issues. I have consulted with the world's most knowledgeable doctor regarding this very issue. IF, you have a high calcium level (anywhere in the ten plus range) then it is being taken from you bones and circulating in your bloodstream. (11 replies)
Dexa Scan Results
Oct 13, 2009
... femoral neck I have gone from osteopenia into normal range so that is pleasing for me. My osteo specialist knows that I take strontium and told me to continue doing what I am doing with supplements and strontium etc. ... (4 replies)
Dexa Scan Graph
Feb 18, 2008
... cm2 from 700 to 713, and he said that was very good because the femoral neck is what breaks, and he also said it was very good that I have maintained osteopenia range for two years and didn't slide down to osteoporosis, so many thanks to all you guys for all the help you have given me!!!! ... (4 replies)
... Dear Shewolf, I was on Forteo for about 7 months, and it actually reduced my BMD by 10%, and it brought me down to a -4.8 and my hips to a -3.2. Additionally it lowered my Vitamin D to under the reference range. I stopped taking it back in April 2007, and taking many different supplements which include 5,000 a day of Vitamin D3. I also inject HGH, prescribed by my alt. dr.,... (6 replies)
... Hi Rosegarden & Desertbloom: Thanks for the encouragement. The only tests my doctor didn't do because she feels they're not very reliable are the urine tests. She didn't say why she feels that way, and since she ordered all the other ones I requested (from info received from you great folks on this forum), I didn't argue at that time. The calcium, Vitamin D, phosphorous,... (6 replies)
Osteoporosis at 39
Sep 25, 2008
... side effects, so he told me to take calcium and Vitamin D supplements, exercise, and not drink and colas, for 1 year. I did this, and one year later I had a new DEXA scan. ... (6 replies)
... I was not diagnosed with osteoporosis until 2006 when I repeatedly nagged my doctors to give me a dexa scan. ... (33 replies)
... The thing about the DEXA scan is that now that I know my score, I had a lot of anxiety about my next scan, which comes up this year at my annual check up. ... (38 replies)
... Hey Phyllis, I am just now reading this. I am so happy for you! Your scores are great! I know you worked hard for that. Thanks for posting your receipe for the wheat bread, sounds delicious. I'll have to try that out. Have a great day, I'll talk with you soon!:) Tami (23 replies)
... Hello, i have the results of the DEXA from last week and am very happy with the results... ... (23 replies)
... I posted a while back regarding unexplained bone loss in my jaw. I was able to push my GP for a Dexa scan and referral to an endocrinologist. The endocrinologists also ordered additional bloodwork for PTH and Vitamin D. ... (2 replies)
... I just finished the full 24 months on Forteo, and had a new Dexa scan a couple days ago. My doctor called yesterday to tell me the results are really good and I met with him this afternoon and got copies of the results. ... (32 replies)
... I also recently had a DEXA scan and I'm learning so what I know is not a whole lot. Here's what I can tell you though and this is taken right off my DEXA report. ... (9 replies)




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