Saturday, August 23, 2014

Pam Flores's Posts

Your DXA Questions Answered by Larry Jankowski CBDT - Part I

Biographical Sketch – Larry Jankowski, CBDT (Reviewed 06-14-2014)       Larry Jankowski is the chief DXA technologist and a research study coordinator for Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, a physician group practice with 19 locations, 81 orthopedic surgeons, and 7 rheumatologists in Chicago, and its north and westerns... Read moreChevron

Interview With Virginnia on Pregnancy and Lactation Associated Osteoporosis

According to Davey et. al. Pregnancy-and lactation-associated osteoporosis is a rare syndrome of spontaneous fractures occurring in late pregnancy or lactation. Early diagnosis and management is essential, because of the severity of the morbidity associated with these fractures. Prior to therapy, other reversible causes of osteoporosis should be... Read moreChevron

Dried Prunes are Great for Bone Health

Several years ago research was completed on the benefits of dried prunes and how they help slow bone loss in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis.  In this study, patients were assigned to eat 100 grams (10 dried plums) or 75 grams of dried apples.  The plum arm of this study proved to have bone-protecting benefits where the apples did... Read moreChevron

Live Bold Anti-Stigma Photo Contest

Enter the Live Bold Anti-Stigma Photo Contest.   Do you have a challenging health issue that you live with every day?  If so, tell us about it and how you live boldly to stamp out your health stigma.  A health stigma is when someone views you in a negative way because of your significant health disorder.   Take a picture of... Read moreChevron

Top 6 Risk Factors for Osteoporosis in Men

When you think about osteoporosis an image of an older woman may come to mind.  We also think of frail women as someone who’d have a problem with bone loss and fractures.  We’re told that you can have a widow’s hump, from declining bone architecture, but this mainly applies to women and we know that men and younger... Read moreChevron