Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 12th, 2005
Study 1: According to research from Canada, "A history of fracture and a low bone mineral density (BMD) are the strongest predictors of future osteoporotic fracture."
"This prospective cohort study assessed the impact of these two factors on treatment patterns in women undergoing their first BMD testing in a non-academic community setting.
M.E. Hamel, of the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McMaster University, and colleagues, explained, "Successive women seen for first BMD testing at two testing centers...
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