Odd bedfellows, eh? Not so much!
are associated with the arrival of technology today. The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR spots both of
these diseases as The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR cares for Colorado Springs chiropractic back
and neck pain
patients. To see how they are affiliated is intiguing!
- Osteoporosis - a problematic health issue due to the greater
danger of bone fracture and death in middle aged and older folks
- Diabetes - a troubling health problem due to its increasing
impact on its sufferers of all ages
So how might diabetes bring about
osteoporosis? Well, as any Colorado Springs diabetic realizes, diabetes influences an abundance of
body organs from bone cells (osteoblasts and osteoclasts) to muscles to the eye’s
retina to the nervous, endocrine and digestive systems. Wow! Bottomline for
this discussion: diabetes lowers muscle strength through its throng 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 The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR
encourages diabetic patients to keep diabetes under control as best as possible
is a positive move for Colorado Springs 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 Colorado Springs 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
Colorado Springs ladies, let’s take a closer look at your DEXA scan at your
next Colorado Springs chiropractic appointment!
Contact The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR today. Chiropractic care and overall
healthcare management are normal bedfellows!
Colorado Springs chiropractic patients benefit hugely!
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