Preparing for Appointments

Patients are asked to bring the following information to their office visits:

  • A copy of all prior bone density scans (DXA) performed. Patients must request a print out or CD of the images and all ancillary data of the DXA scans from the facility where the DXA was performed. Please do not bring faxed images.
  • Most recent blood tests, imaging studies and office visit notes that would be relevant to the appointment.
  • A list of all current medications and a list of prior bone-related medications and dates of initiation and conclusion.

Patient Education Resources

The following websites and resources are recommended by endocrinologists at Penn as reputable sources of information about bone disorders.

Information on these websites is not intended to replace your physician's advice. Please browse the Internet with caution, and talk to your health care provider about your own health concerns.

Research and Other Related Links:

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