Osteopenia: Silent But Serious

Typically, we don't consider osteopenia (T-score of -1.0 to -2.4) as a serious threat to our health, but maybe we should. In a recent study out of the UK (Lynn et al., 2012) the authors found fractures in osteopenic individuals not to be uncommon. Distal long bones (such as the forearm, tibia, fibula and metatarsals) [...]