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Calcium and Bone Disorders

Did you know that your bones never stop growing? Bones are living tissues that are in a constant state of remodeling throughout life. Your bones are strong and flexible because of collagen, calcium, and minerals stored in them. The majority of your body’s calcium lives in bones and teeth.

Bone loss occurs when your body loses its ability to replenish the bone that is lost as it breaks down, which can lead to low bone density and osteoporosis.

After our providers have determined the cause of bone loss, our team of experts works together to devise a health care plan that will meet your needs and work best with your lifestyle. The USF Diabetes and Endocrinology Center takes a comprehensive approach that includes input from imaging technologists, registered dietitian nutritionists, orthopaedic experts, and physical therapists to evaluate and treat your bone loss, giving you the best possible outcome possible.

We also treat other conditions that can affect your bones, such as Paget’s Disease and hyperparathyroidism, that can cause accelerated bone loss.

By connecting with the USF Diabetes and Endocrinology Center, which is part of this region’s only academic medical center, you have access to some of the newest treatments and advancements available for slowing, and even halting, your bone loss. 


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