Osteoporosis Screening

Date/Time

Sep 2, 2014
09:00 AM until 11:00 AM

Description

Osteoporosis risk is determined by measuring the bone mineral density of your heel. The heel is measured because its bone is similar to that found in the hip, where fractures occur most often. Bone mineral density is a predictor of skeletal strength and fracture risk, especially when considered along with other factors such as gender, age, and family history. The osteoporosis screening simply requires you to place your foot in a painless ultrasound device called a bone densitometer and the bone mineral density of your heel will be measured.

Cost

Free

Location

View map Bayhealth’s BETT Center – Education Department
Conference Room
208 W. Water St.
Dover, DE

Additional Information

Phone

744-6227 742-6227

Contact name

Trisha Bentley

County:

Kent County

Neighborhood:

Dover

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