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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Pre-Osteoporosis Condition: Osteopenia
My doctor`s nurse informed me that a recent bone density test showed a pre-osteoporosis condition. She said to take calcium but I have been taking 1200 mg per day for quite a few years. What is the medical term for this pre-osteoporosis condition and should it be treated?
See answer on osteopenia.
Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati