Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 29th, 1998
Once thought a disease largely affecting Caucasian women, research done at the Claude Pepper Older American Independence Center, part of UCHC in Farmington, Connecticut, has shown that osteoporosis is a disease to which all older women, regardless of racial or ethnic background, are at risk.
Karen Prestwood, MD, associate director of the Pepper Center, measured the bone mineral density of 255 older women of different racial backgrounds. She found that...
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