GI Disease

Various GI disorders, including inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, and postgastrectomy states, are associated with osteoporosis due to impairment of calcium and vitamin D absorption, corticosteroid-induced bone changes, and chronic inflammatory states. The American Gastroenterological Association recommends bone mineral density measurement in high-risk patients and consideration of treatment for patients with a T-score below -2.5, history of vertebral compression fracture, or who are receiving long-term glucocorticoids.44

Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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