Diagnosis and treatment of osteopenia

@article{Karaguzel2010DiagnosisAT,
  title={Diagnosis and treatment of osteopenia},
  author={Gulay Karaguzel and Michael F. Holick},
  journal={Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders},
  year={2010},
  volume={11},
  pages={237-251}
}
  • Gulay Karaguzel, Michael F. Holick
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
  • Osteopenia is a term to define bone density that is not normal but also not as low as osteoporosis. By definition from the World Health Organization osteopenia is defined by bone densitometry as a T score −1 to −2.5. There are many causes for osteopenia including calcium and vitamin D deficiency and inactivity. Genetics plays an important role in a person’s bone mineral density and often Caucasian women with a thin body habitus who are premenopausal are found to have osteopenia. Correction of… CONTINUE READING

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