At least 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will suffer from an osteoporotic fracture during their lifetime. The cost to the Canadian health care system of treating osteoporosis and fractures is estimated to be a staggering $1.9 billion annually! This is where naturopathic doctors have the power to make a difference not only in our patients’ lives but also in our health care system.
Are you over the age of 50? Have you gotten a bone mineral density scan? The table below shows you how to interpret your results.