Bone Turnover Markers – Their Role in Bone Health

By: | Posted in: Blog | Thursday, Sep 12, 2019 - 5:10pm

This interview offered by Dr. Richard Eastell Director, The Mellanby Centre for Bone Research, Department of Oncology and Metabolism Faculity of Medicine, Dentistry and Health University of Sheffield, UK was presented by the International Osteoporosis Foundation.

Bone turnover markers.  What are they and who needs them?

They determine if your bone meds working properly.  Bone turnover markers help in evaluating between DXA tests (usually every two years).

Many doctors now offer bone markers prior to bone medication to be used as a baseline.

Bone turnover markers need a script from your doctor.

 

 

from my bones to yours,

 

Irma

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One comment

  1. Thank you for sharing this info. Very important to know about these bone markers.

    Comment by Ana Melikian on September 16, 2019 at 8:00 pm