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Emma DiIorio, M.D.

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You Have Osteoporosis. What’s Next?

October 15, 2016

You recently had a DEXA bone density scan. You have been told you have osteopenia or osteoporosis – i.e. mild or more significant bone thinning, respectively – which carry a higher risk of fracture than normal bone density. Your physician recommends treatment with medication. When you go to research options, you are overwhelmed by the…

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Osteoporosis – How Can Fractures Be Prevented?

January 9, 2015

Winter is upon us and along with holiday cheer comes the beautiful yet hazardous snow and ice. Osteoporosis is the most common type of bone disease, characterized by a decrease in bone density, which can lead to fracture. Bone is living tissue. Existing bone is constantly being replaced by new bone. Osteoporosis (OP) occurs when…

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