Odd bedfellows, eh? Not so much!
are connected with the onset of technology today. Hollstrom & Associates Inc notices both of
these diseases as Hollstrom & Associates Inc cares for Largo chiropractic back
and neck pain
patients. To see how they are linked is fascinating!
- Osteoporosis - a difficult health issue due to the bigger
possibility of bone fracture and death in middle aged and older folks
- Diabetes - a troubling health concern due to its accruing
influence on its sufferers of all ages
So how might diabetes bring on
osteoporosis? Well, as any Largo diabetic recognizes, diabetes involves quite a few
body organs from bone cells (osteoblasts and osteoclasts) to muscles to the eye’s
retina to the nervous, endocrine and digestive systems. That's crazy! Bottomline for
this discussion: diabetes reduces muscle strength through its slew of effects
that increases fall risk that may lead to bone fractures
What a cycle! A
having had a wrist fracture puts post-menopausal women at higher
risk for future fractures to. 15.5% of post-menopausal women who experienced a wrist
fracture had another non-wrist related fracture - hip, vertebrae, upper
extremity, and lower extremity - later in life. (2)
So Hollstrom & Associates Inc
encourages diabetic patients to keep diabetes under control as best as possible
is a positive move for Largo diabetics.
But how are they related and how does technology play into
the equation? “Abdominal adiposity!” In common language, it’s a bit too much
fat around the middle. This condition sets
some Largo folks up for special health challenges like
cardiovascular diseases and diabetes type 2. It may even be considered a cause
of these diseases. Interestingly, when dual-energy xray absorptiometry (DEXA
scans) are used to identify those at risk for osteoporosis, a side finding is
telling. DEXA scans’ ability to measure tissue thickness reveals that a greater
spine-hip thickness difference is significantly associated with a greater
chance of diabetes. This association is stronger in women than men. (3) So
Largo ladies, let’s take a closer look at your DEXA scan at your
next Largo chiropractic appointment!
Contact Hollstrom & Associates Inc today. Chiropractic care and overall
healthcare management are natural bedfellows!
Largo chiropractic patients benefit hugely!
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