A 43-year-old member asked:
how to get the nutrients they need for bone health is they don't continue to drink milk, and what does the dxa scan determine?
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Dr. Ronald Krauser answered
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Who is they? Are they children or older adults? That makes some difference. The one conclusion of recent studies of calcium supplements in adults is that they do not improve bone health and do not prevent bone loss. A DEXA measure bone density and therefore determines fracture risk.
Answered on Feb 19, 2015
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