Osteoporosis is the loss of bone mineral density (BMD). Knowing your BMD measurement now is the first step toward preventing problems often associated with this common disease.
DEXA bone densitometry tests are easy and painless. They also are an important part of healthcare programs designed to prevent bone fractures associated with osteoporosis.
Knowing more about the testing process – how it works and what you should do beforehand – helps reduce anxiety and makes you a better-informed patient