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... Evidently the heel scans are not particularly accurate and at best are just an inexpensive screening tool. ... (15 replies)
Heel Scan
Oct 19, 2006
... I only got a heel scan at age 59 because my dr. ... (12 replies)
... I definitely asgree that you should talk to your doc about the heel scan results and DEFINITELY ask your doc to order a DEXA scan. ... (15 replies)

... provements when taking osteo meds, but I suppose you never know for sure how someone will respond. The other problem is I can't figure out if an increase at the heel would automatically mean an increase at the spine or hip? ... (15 replies)
... I'm 31 years old and had a heel scan 2 years ago as part of a general medical which put me at high risk category. ... (19 replies)
... I think the healthy heel score did not reflect what was happening to my spine. I would have gotten help sooner if I'd known how deceptive that heel score was. ... (15 replies)
... Those results do sound too good to be true. You should have had a heel scan done around the same time as your first DEXA, so you could see how well the results compared then. ... (15 replies)
... for diagnosing osteoporosis. If you get a result from a heel scan that says your at risk, then you should follow it with a dexa because it is more accurate. Below is the World Health Org. ... (2 replies)
Apr 14, 2006
... active as you. Or his family doctor more cooperative. I managed to convince my hubby to have the heel screening. But getting him to ask for or his doctor to script a DEXA. Ha! ... (1 replies)
Heel Scan
Sep 25, 2006
... ou've had one previously and have something to compare it to. I had one done a couple of years ago as part of a batch of tests. I've never had another to compare results with. ... (12 replies)
... I finally got my heel results back and they make this so complicated. ... (1 replies)
... A month ago I had a heel scan done at my GYN's office. The result was that I had severe osteoporosis. I was devastated!! ... (0 replies)
Results query
Feb 12, 2009
... Ooh good point re the accuracy of ankle/heel sca I have had an appointment with my doc now and she has referred me for the DEXA scan, so I will have a better idea soon. I think that I just saw the -2.34 and thorught the worst, Thank you for the reply. (7 replies)
... Has anyone else had a simple heel scan that had to be "read" and "analyzed? ... (59 replies)
... The Heel Scan is just a screening test. I've had one thru LifeLine out of OH. ... (4 replies)
... About 2 weeks ago I took a heel bone density and they explained the T-scores etc. (It was T-score -2.2 and Z-score -2.1 osteopenia). So, then I had a Dexa scan done, but the nurse called and said the diagnosis was "mild osteoporosis" and said to start taking Fosomax (which I began yesterday-no side effects so far). When I went for a follow-up appt. the doctor did not... (1 replies)
... see the Endo, just her PA who couldn't answer many of my questions. They did do a blood draw. Yippee. If they had sent me a script for it they could have had my results at my appointment. The PA did say I was due for another bone scan. Told her I "knew" that and intended to have one done. ... (22 replies)
Osteo and Ezorb
Nov 20, 2010
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Osteo and Ezorb
Nov 19, 2010
... earch on natural ways and found ezorb. When i first started taking ezorb i had the hip of an 85 year old , after being on ezorb for ten months i had another dexa scan and had some improvement kept taking ezorb 4 capsules a day then had another dexa scan done one year later and had a BIG improvement in my hip . ... (6 replies)
... just to see what the results were. ... (17 replies)

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