The National Osteoporosis Foundation estimates that 10 million people in the U.S. have osteoporosis and nearly 34 million more have osteopenia, which puts them at greater risk for osteoporosis.
Bone mineral density(BMD) is related to bone strength. BMD testing is used to diagnose osteoporosis. BMD is measured with a test called a DXA scan. By measuring BMD, doctors can predict the risk of having a bone fracture.
Does this sound like you? While everyone else is at Starbucks getting their
morning latte, you're at the vending machine picking up a Diet
Coke. And if you're going to a movie, the popcorn just wouldn't be complete
without a large soda. But there may be a link between soda and osteoporosis that could be putting your bones at