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Old 07-22-2009, 05:37 PM   #1
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I have my scan results

I posted last night but it didn't appear so here I go again. Dr called my spine results are
T-score 2.2 compared to 2.4 3 years ago
Z-score 2.9 compared to 1.7 3 years ago

Hip results
t-score 2.6 compared to 2.5 3 years ago
z-score 1.7 compared to 2.0 3 years ago

Maybe my back is alot worse because I had back surgery last year?
I am being sent to an endoencrinologist to find out possible causes. Osteroporosis doesn't run in my family. Mom has it but it is after cancer treatment. I rode horses for many years, not athletic but I walked, exercised and line danced. I was thin (no more thank you menopause grrrr)
I think I read osteroporosis can be connected to sjogren's which I have symptoms but no positive blood work. I took Actonal for 4 months but ended up in ER in incredible pain. Since then I was using Fortical up until 5 weeks ago and I developed some sores in my nose. I may go back on that. The dr said something about Forteo injections. I take calcium, D and magnesium
I guess this would be considered moderate osteroporsis?