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How Frequently Should You Have Your Bone Density Checked?

By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

January 20, 2012 | 6:44 pm

A machine to measure bone density to check for osteoporosis in the elderly and other vulnerable subjects. Photo by Wikipedia/Kevin Vrrrreeeeeeeeee

Breaking a bone is frequently a catastrophic injury for an older patient. A hip fracture or a vertebral fracture frequently leads to a permanent decrease in... More.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Practicing internal medicine in Beverly Hills since 2000, Dr. Fuchs brags that his practice is “tiny and meant to stay that way.” He has blogged for the past three years...

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