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... It was the "Wards Triangle" score that bothered me the most when I got my first Dexa Scan report. My doctor said that this score didn't matter much but it was so much lower bone density that my spine or hip. ... (4 replies)
... what prompted you to get the DEXA scan for diagnosing osteo in the first place? ... (8 replies)
... Hi all..thanks for the good words, i must say i was pleansantly surprized when i heard the numbers. i'll post the BMD number when i get my copy of the report. I started water aerobics this evening. Yep..still walking every morning and going the curves like place 4 times a week. I'm hoping the evening exercise will help me sleep better. I seem to be on the 11 to 3 plan, ... (5 replies)

... ay I ran across an article on heel scans that you might like to read, and the link is below. The article is about diagnosing osteo with heel scans as opposed to dexa due to a population that was inmobile and unable to get a dexa scan. Read it and see if it helps you any... ... (15 replies)
... My doctor discouraged me from having a dexa scan before being on Forteo for 18 months. He told me that although there is bone growth, it does not mineralize enough to show up on the scan before that. ... (12 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)
... inging up this article, it's interesting. As one who was on the borderline of osteopenia a few years ago, I must say, it struck a sense of panic in me to get my DEXA scan results, so I would be one who WAS scared silly needlessly if this report is valid! ... (12 replies)
... radiologist has a different set of number to go by. I doubt this, but it is possible. Is there a reason the dr. had you have the the scan done? ... (35 replies)
... Although I'd give it at least a year....most "authorities" will tell you it takes that long to see any effect on a DEXA scan. And no, you won't experience any significant deterioration over that period of time. ... (21 replies)
... Taape, I have a call in to the technician where I had my scan done so when she calls me back I'll ask her your questions. I'm sure that the software that came with the new machine does all the adjustments and calculations. ... (13 replies)
... I think the fact that it's unusual is why I was looking here for someone else who might be going through something similar. My initial break happened when my bone density was still great (DEXA scan at the time showed as much). However, more recent foot fractures have been related to the fact that my bones are thinner than they used to be, and the DEXA scan I had at the end of... (6 replies)
... al care. I know how frustrating it is. I have been through so much with the medical establishment and being brushed aside. Had I not begged to have a baseline dexa I shudder to think where I would be today. ... (4 replies)
... or menopausal, and mother who is 67 has severe osteoporosis. I have gotten conflicting advice from 2 doctors about what to do. I got my report from the dr. who did the scan and would like some help understanding the results. ... (3 replies)
... We're anxious to hear the report. Sounds like some good news anyway (maybe great news?) (7 replies)
... I know this is an old thread, but I can relate to this! I had osteoporosis before I became anorexic though. I was diagnosed with it in 2006 by dexa scan one year after a full hysterectomy and loss of both ovaries. ... (3 replies)
... I was diagnosed with polymyalgia rheumatica and had to start taking prednisone. My doctor ordered a DEXA scan as a base line, and I was shocked to find out that I already had osteoporosis in my RIGHT hip. The bone density of the RIGHT femoral neck measured 0. ... (3 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)
... 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)
... range and the report summary said it worse. ... (7 replies)


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