Screening for Osteoporosis




“Osteoporosis affects so many people and it is a good example of a disease or condition that patients live with without symptoms until, unfortunately, they have their first fracture,” says Dr. Deepa Sharma, Family Medicine Physician at Baptist Health Primary Care.

She points out screening for these kind of conditions is so important, because it is not an invasive test and it can help to understand how fragile the bones are and if they need to treat the bones to keep them healthy.

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