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DPD Testing: A Valuable Tool for your Healthcare Practice

While bone may seem like a static tissue, it is actually very dynamic, in a perpetual state of being broken down and rebuilt, called remodeling. This process includes resorption (mature bone breaking down) and deposition or ossification (building new bone). Peak bone mass is reached around age 30, after which time it steadily declines. The rate at which it declines, also called resorption, is determined by this delicate balance between resorption and deposition. A simple urine test to monitor DPD levels can be a valuable tool offering insight as to the rate of bone resorption. This 7-minute webinar explains why read more…

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New Economic Report Points to Additional Reasons to Supplement with Calcium and Vitamin D

Washington, D.C., December 9, 2014—With the new year and accompanying resolutions fast-approaching, women of all ages should consider recommitting to calcium and vitamin D supplements, particularly if they have concerns about osteoporosis. A new economic report, conducted by Frost & Sullivan through a grant from the Council for Responsible Nutrition Foundation (CRNF), showed that the utilization of calcium and vitamin D supplements in a population of women over the age of 55 with osteoporosis can provide significant individual and societal health care savings. This is because taking calcium and vitamin D at preventive intake levels can reduce the risk of read more…

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