A Quick Fact Sheet on Osteoporosis

What is Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a chronic condition that affects our bones, more specifically our Bone Mineral Density (BMD). Osteoporosis is identified using a Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA) Scan to attain a T-Score value for our BMD. This reading indicates how far above/below our BMD is compared to a peak reading of BMD for our gender.

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