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What You Need to Know About RA and Osteoporosis

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Mature woman stretching.
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Doctor examining a patient's broken bone.
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What is osteoporosis and osteopenia?


Vitamin D gel capsules.
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Supplements can prevent thinning bones


Medical professional examining pain in a patient's hand.
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RA is a risk factor for osteoporosis


Doctor going over a patient's osteoporosis treatment options.
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What you can do: treatment


Mature businesswoman at her desk.
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RA lifestyle factors also contribute to osteoporosis risk


Water aerobics.
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What you can do: exercise


Woman looking at a pill bottle from her medicine cabinet.
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Steroids, RA, and osteoporosis


Woma discussing medication with her doctor.
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What you can do: balance


Measuring waistline.
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Weight gain and osteoporosis


Husband and wife eating healthy salad.
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What you can do: managing your weight


Patient getting a DXA scan.
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Diagnosing osteoporosis


Patient getting a CT scan.
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Other tests can predict and detect osteoporosis


Doctor and patient discussing osteoporosis treatment.
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Treatment for osteoporosis