Piatok Endocrine Practice

Osteoporosis

Dr. Piatok’s Overview of Osteoporosis

Your skeleton is composed mainly of the chemicals known as calcium and phosphorus. The bones get their hard rock-like texture from this calcium. Strong bones are bones which have lots of calcium in them. The more densely calcium is packed into a bone, the stronger that bone is and the less likely that bone is to suffer a fracture (a break). So, […]