Your Health Now: Osteoporosis

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FORT MYERS, Fla.– Osteoporosis is common, under-diagnosed, under-treated and has profound and deadly implications.

An estimated 10 million people have osteoporosis, and one out of every two Caucasian women over the age of 60 will develop osteoporosis or osteopenia.

Dr. Matthew Shlapack with Lee Physician Group stopped by the studio today to talk about this ‘silent’ disease that’s a common cause of fracture for older adults.

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