Typically, there are no symptoms. Osteoporosis is detected by a special x-ray called a DEXA. It is ordered by your doctor and can be used to track the degree of improvement with treatment. Unfortunately, some people are only diagnosed after a spine or hip fracture. This condition is painless.
Symbol of quality care demonstrated by reporting measures relating to Diabetes care.
Organization that accredits ultrasound centers based on numerous quality measures. Each of our clinics is accredited. There are few out-patient centers in Texas which have this accreditation
ECNU (Endocrine Certification in Neck ultrasound)
Requires demonstrating expertise in thyroid and neck ultrasound imaging and expertise and in management of thyroid ultrasound findings.
CCD (Certified in Clinical Densitometry)
Certified in Clinical Densitometry, which requires demonstrating knowledge and expertise in conducting bone density testing. These tests are used to diagnose osteoporosis and also in the management and treatment of osteoporosis.
NLA (National Lipid Association)
Experts in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease and determining risk factors for heart attacks.
CBDT (Certified Bone Density Technician)
This certification requires demonstration of knowledge and the ability to accurately perform a bone density test.