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... Have you ever had a DEXA scan to find out the density of your bones? ... (9 replies)
... I saw a doc for my back and asked if I was a candidate for a DEXA scan. He recommended I do so. ... (5 replies)
... levels are so low, but I guess I shouldn't be. I don't consume dairy products, and I am not in the sun very much. I think my doctor was also surprised that my Dexa scan came back normal. My mother and grandmother have osteoporosis, and I wasn't much of a milk drinker as a kid. ... (2 replies)

... they scare me and my stomach could never take it. I'll be getting a DEXA scan in 2 weeks also. ... (13 replies)
... I took Miacalcin (nasal spray) for probably about 7-8 years and then my husband's insurance company suddenly stated it wasn't covered any longer so I had to go on Fosamax and it really hurt my esophogus had a dry cough constantly and finally went to the doctor and he sent me to have the scope done on my esophogus and fortunately got it before it had done severe damage but it... (58 replies)
... grams of strontium citrate daily for six months, and so far, there's being a positive change in her appetite, as well as her mobility. I look forward to her next DEXA scan, and plan on posting the results at that time. ... (17 replies)
... My husband had his DEXA scan yesterday at his new endocrinologist's office. ... (28 replies)
... It was great to read your posting today, I am 47 and pre-menapausal with T scores much worse than yours. I am in the -2.5 range which really concerned my doctor. I spoke with a leading orthopedic surgeon who confirmed that I should be aggressively treated with bisphosphonates. Then I started reading some books like Food and Our Bones and talked to my Yoga teacher. Because... (4 replies)
T Scores
Nov 25, 2000
... I am a 46 year old female. I had a Dexa scan and my T scores are hips -2.1 spine -2.9, -3.3, -2.9, two other scores were still with in normal range. (The spine T scores were on the lower back.) I was told that I am much to young to have these scores. I have read other messages that say, don't do heavy lifting. Don't bend at the waste. And don't fall down. Would these... (2 replies)
... Reporting back! I have now had a bone scan and a bone density scan... ... (5 replies)
... The big problem with using these numbers is that there isn't any standardization between the different manufacturers of the DEXA machines. They use different populations as their basis for determining what's normal. ... (14 replies)
... scan. The replacement dosage is that which is correct for each individual to acheive an optimal range as measured both by labs and relief of symptoms. ... (5 replies)
Pardon My Brag
Jun 26, 2007
... I hope your insurance pays for the extra time on Forteo. You're right about the Medicare rule, you can have a dexa more often if you are on a new treatment. ... (30 replies)
... I am just off the 18 months of Forteo, and back on Fosadvance. Waiting for my Dexa BMD scan July 13th, and hoping for a good score. ... (9 replies)
... range. Shes done some improving since her last scan in 2006. Has she been on actenol since June 2006? ... (12 replies)
... Hi Judy, i had a DEXA after taking strontium for 9 months(including the 30day stop) and it did show gains, after 2 years even more. At the 2 year scan i showed a 14% overall improvement and when i took off the max 50% overestimation it was still 7% which to me was still a good gain. It took me to the low end of osteopenia in my hips and the upper middle of of osteopenia in... (22 replies)
... Aha! I thought so. So....why is it that this is never taken into account and life-altering decisions are based on T-score alone? (I think I know the answer:mad:) Having said that, are there any mathematical types out there who could figure out an "acceptable" range/score based on cubic volume? (12 replies)

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