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Ask the Right Questions at Your Next Doctor's Appointment

Who is the appointment for?

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What is the reason for this appointment?

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Has a doctor diagnosed you or your loved one with osteoporosis?

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Is the appointment with a current or new doctor?

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What are your symptoms? (Optional)

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What medications are you taking (if any) for Osteoporosis? (Optional)

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Most important questions to ask about Osteoporosis

Top 10 Questions about Osteoporosis

  1. What is osteoporosis and what causes it?
  2. What is my risk of having a bone fracture?
  3. Will I need follow up bone density tests, and if so how often?
  4. What are the symptoms of osteoporosis?
  5. What is a bone density test, and what do the results mean?
  6. What are my treatment options for osteoporosis?
  7. Is hormone replacement therapy safe and appropriate for me based on my personal and family medical history?
  8. What role does exercise play in my treatment and what kind of exercise is best for me?
  9. What can I expect from my osteoporosis medication and how long will it take to start working?
  10. Does my osteoporosis medication slow bone loss or help build new bone?
  1. What is osteoporosis and what causes it?
  2. Is osteoporosis curable or controllable?
  3. How severe is my osteoporosis and how can I keep it from getting worse?
  4. How will osteoporosis affect my daily life and long-term health?
  5. What precautions do I need to take to prevent falls and fractures?
  6. What is my risk of having a bone fracture?
  7. How will I know if I've fractured a bone or a vertebrae in my spine?
  8. What types of healthcare providers, such as a physical therapist, do I need to see and when?
  9. Will I need follow up bone density tests, and if so how often?
  10. What are the symptoms of osteoporosis?
  11. Could my osteoporosis symptoms be caused by another medical condition or a medication?
  12. How is osteoporosis diagnosed?
  13. What is a bone density test, and what do the results mean?
  14. Can my primary care doctor diagnose osteoporosis or will I need to see a specialist?
  15. Who is most likely to develop osteoporosis?
  16. What are my treatment options for osteoporosis?
  17. Is hormone replacement therapy safe and appropriate for me based on my personal and family medical history?
  18. What might happen if I do nothing to treat my osteoporosis?
  19. Are there lifestyle changes I can make to improve osteoporosis and support my treatment?
  20. What role do nutrition, vitamins, and nutritional supplements play in my treatment?
  21. What role does exercise play in my treatment and what kind of exercise is best for me?
  22. How will I know if my treatment plan is working well or if it needs to be changed?
  23. What can I expect from my osteoporosis medication and how long will it take to start working?
  24. Does my osteoporosis medication slow bone loss or help build new bone?
  25. How and when should I take my medication and what should I do if I miss a dose?
  26. How long will I need to take my osteoporosis medication?
  27. What are the possible risks, benefits, side effects, and interactions of my osteoporosis medication?

What to Discuss

Symptoms:

Medications:

What to Bring

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