We have acquired a state-of-the-art Hologic Delphi QDR bone densitometer. This excellent machine allows both screening and tracking in the management of bone loss. Since osteoporosis is a silent disease, women must be aware of the risk factors for this problem, and obtain bone density testing when needed.
Risk Factors for
- Family history of Osteoporosis
- Cigarette Use
- Thin body build
- Long-term (over 3 months) use of steroids
- Caucasion race
- Thyroid problems
- Use of Depo-Provera(DMPA), depo-medroxyprogesterone acetate
If you have one or more of these factors, ask Dr. Gurley about bone density testing, a painless, quick, and safe procedure.