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Old 10-08-2009, 05:35 AM   #4
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Re: T scores and Z scores.... need clarification

Hi Canna, i don't understand the scoring system either, but since it is used to measure desnity it all we have to go on. Anything over/under? -2.5 is considered "severe" osteo, which makes me wondered if -2.5 is severe, what would they label a -5? The only way for any of us to get truly accurate scores would be if we had a DEXA when our bones were in their prime and had our own scores for comparison.

Don't forget to tell your dr. and also the tech doing the DEXA that you have been taking strontium. It will make a difference in your scores. Let us know how it comes out, i know how hard you've been trying to get better bones. take care...phyllis