Trabecular Bone Score (TBS): Assessing Bone Quality and Fracture Risk in Patients with Osteoporosis

In 2012 the FDA approved a new diagnostic tool for assessing fracture risk in people with osteoporosis. Since that time, Trabecular Bone Score (TBS) has rapidly made its way into the clinical setting. For years we have relied on dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) exams to assess bone health, or lack-there-of. But DXA analysis looks solely [...]

By |2019-02-22T13:50:47+00:00February 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Optimal Vitamin D Supplementation: It’s Not Just About Osteoporosis and Bone Health

There are numerous reasons why I chose the title, The Whole-Body Approach to Osteoporosis, for my book. Not only should we look at the whole body when searching for causes of bone loss, but the fact that there are so many pieces of the "bone puzzle" that fit into other parts of the body, we really [...]

By |2019-02-18T16:07:02+00:00February 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Come Join Us in Sunny Florida for a One-Day Event on The Whole-Body Approach to Osteoporosis

If you live any where like I do (cold New England) and want to have an excuse for escaping to the beautiful sunny shores of Florida, then why not join us for a day learning about bone health! If you already live someplace warm, it will still be a great way to spend a day. [...]

By |2019-02-18T16:07:02+00:00February 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Elevated Blood Glucose Increases Fracture Risk in Patients With Osteoporosis

When assessing a person's risk for breaking a bone, one of the things I like to look at are specific laboratory tests. Bone density exams are fairly good at showing us the QUANTITY of bone, but bone quantity does not equate to bone strength. Bone QUALITY, on the other hand, DOES correlate more to the [...]

By |2019-02-18T16:07:02+00:00January 18th, 2019|0 Comments