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Bone density camp at Blue Bird High School

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Panchkula, August 02, 2014
First Published: 21:07 IST(2/8/2014) | Last Updated: 21:08 IST(2/8/2014)

A bone density camp was organised in association with Simply Health Plus at Blue Bird School in Panchkula.

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Bone densitometry is a test which can scan the bone density and gives 'T Score' value of every human being. Accordingly, we can get analysed the normal, osteopenia and osteoporosis cases and calcium supplements can be prescribed.

This test can also reveal the bone strength and predicts the risk of having fractures. At the school, the test was conducted for 54 staff members, of these 31 were normal, 18 were on the border line and five cases were having osteopenia and osteoporosis.

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