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Rheumatologist agreed with my plans to prevent further osteopenia...


Wednesday, July 04, 2012

I need to exercise more (especially walking) and take 1200 mg of calcium per day.

That seems pretty simple but he said it was not severe enough for any prescription medication as it is only osteopenia and not osteoporosis.

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SHEILA-45 7/5/2012 11:13AM

    Sunshine, walk, and added calcium - that's what's called for! You can get extra calcium from dark leafy greens too. Fresh spinach salads, broccoli and kale are a few. My sister recommended eating the broccoli stems - they are very sweet; just cut them up in long strips like carrots. emoticon

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/5/2012 12:44AM

    Great news!!! Hope you had a safe and blessed Fourth of July.
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MSLZZY 7/4/2012 10:30AM

    That's good news! Have a safe and healthy 4th of July! HUGS!

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