Why you need a bone density scan

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Published: March, 2014

This important test can warn you before you break a bone.

The time to think about your bone health is long before you're laid up with a fracture. Getting a bone density scan can tell you whether your bones are at normal, low, or very low density. The results can help predict your risk of a fracture so you can start taking steps to prevent one.

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