What to Expect When Getting a DXA Scan »

| BHOF in the News, Osteoporosis in the News

A bone density test gauges the mineral content, like calcium, within your bones. The primary and versatile method for this assessment is Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA). DXA serves to proactively diagnose osteoporosis, assess future fracture risk, and track the progress of osteoporosis treatments, all before a bone fracture occurs. Click here to read the full… Read more »

Patients’ Perspectives as a Catalyst for Action to Improving Osteoporosis Care »

| Osteoporosis in the News

Despite progress in scientific research and available treatments and diagnostic tools, osteoporosis remains a global health problem with potentially devastating consequences for patients and significant costs for health care systems. Ghent University prepared a report that presents for the first time the strongest voice in the mission to increase awareness of osteoporosis and to advocate… Read more »

Falling Can Be Fatal »

| BHOF in the News, Osteoporosis in the News

When we fall as kids, we’re told to pick ourselves up and start over again. As we grow older, the issues around falling turn darker. Many older adults grow fearful, seeing scary ads for alarms to engage if we fall and can’t get up. If people knew all the facts, they’d be even more concerned. Every… Read more »