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What is rheumatology?
Rheumatology is the specialty of musculoskeletal medicine. There are pediatric and adult rheumatologists who care for a wide variety of both common and rare diseases. With over 100 types of arthritis, rheumatologists must be detectives, gathering clues, using imaging and laboratory studies. Tools of the trade include thoughtful and sophisticated medicines, joint injections, infusion services, laboratory studies, xray and bone density (DXA) machines.
What is osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis is a metabolic bone disease. Many adults have osteoporosis. This common condition is associated with decreased bone mineral density and fragility fractures. Risk factors for osteoporosis include age, menopause or low hormone states, history of fracture, height loss, family history of fractures, or dowager hump; certain chronic disease such as RA, Crohn’s and COPD; and particular medications such as corticosteroids, hormone therapies for breast and prostate cancers and some anticonvulsants.
American College of Rheumatology
Sjogren’s Syndrome Foundation
National Fibromyalgia Association
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases