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Osteoporosis -3.0? What Your T-Score Means for Your Bone Health

Osteoporosis -3.0? What Your T-Score Means for Your Bone Health

What is osteoporosis? Think of it this way: Healthy bones are in a state of continuous breakdown and rebuilding. This process, called remodeling, is performed by specialized cells called osteoclasts, which resorb (break down) old bone, and osteoblasts, which form new bone.
In young adults, remodeling happens in a balanced fashion

Frontline: Osteoporosis; Statins; Warfarin

New Osteoporosis Drug in the Pipeline
In a fracture prevention study of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, the drug abaloparatide was found to reduce the rate of fractures in the spine, hip, and wrist when compared with placebo, according to study results presented in March 2015 at the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting.

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