BMD Reference ranges for the diagnosis of osteoporosis in Asians – Time to rethink?

Use of NHANES III reference range for bone mineral density (BMD) can result in an overdiagnosis of osteoporosis in Asians The diagnosis of osteoporosis is operationally based on a measurement of bone mineral density (BMD), preferably at the femoral neck or total hip. According to WHO’s recommendation, osteoporosis is defined as a BMD T-score of … Continue reading BMD Reference ranges for the diagnosis of osteoporosis in Asians – Time to rethink?