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Sunday, March 9, 2014
What is Osteopenia and How Can it Treated?
What is Osteopenia? How can it be treated?
Osteopenia is a category of bone density that is in between what is considered normal and what is considered osteoporosis. People in this category should be especially conscientious about getting adequate calcium, vitamin D (at least 800 IU/day) and exercise.
Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati