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Old 04-20-2011, 09:47 AM   #1
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MS and Osteoporosis

My husband is 31 yrs and has MS...he was just diagnosed with Osteoporosis..his T score was -2.8 in his spine..-3.1 in his left femur..-3.2 in his right leg..and help to understand how bad these scores are would be greatly appreciated

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Old 05-27-2011, 09:30 PM   #2
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Re: MS and Osteoporosis

Sorry to hear your husband was diagnosed with osteoporosis. 1.0 is zero bone loss, T-scores -2.5 or higher osteoporosis. -3.0 to -4.0 mean more bone loss.
Is your husband ambulatory? Can he do weight bearing activities like walking. is suggested. What did his doctor recommend for treatment?

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