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14 Jul 2008

bone density
what should my bone density % be or how do i calculate my %
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Healthy Bones

01 Jan 0001

Dear Chantelle
Bone density depends on your age, gender etc. Every machine that measures bone density has a built-in programme with normative data that was aquired from thousands of "normal" volunteers -so there is no specific calculation that you can do to determine your bone density%- it also depends on various variables like body frame, height, weight etc.
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