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Kasturi Inaganti
(972) 494-6235
601 Clara Barton Blvd
Garland, TX
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology

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Robert J Meador
(972) 494-6235
601 Clara Barton Blvd
Garland, TX
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology

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Salahuddin Kazi, MD
5303 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1986

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Cynthia Corinne Mc Coig, MD
Ut Southwestern Medical
Dallas, TX
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Rheumatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1993

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Guillermo Andres Quiceno, MD
8200 Walnut Hill Ln
Dallas, TX
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Inst De Cien De La Salud, Fac De Med, Medellin, Colombia
Graduation Year: 1993

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Robert Joseph Meador Jr, MD
601 Clara Barton Blvd Ste 30
Garland, TX
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1996

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Andreas Michael Reimold, MD
(214) 648-9110
5303 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1984

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Peter Stastny, MD
(214) 688-3556
5303 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac Mayor De San Marcos, Prog Acad De Med Humana, Lima, Peru
Graduation Year: 1958

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Marilynn G Punaro, MD
5323 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1977

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Don Elwood Cheatum, MD
(214) 345-1400
8440 Walnut Hill Ln
Dallas, TX
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Presbyterian Hospital Of Dalla, Dallas, Tx
Group Practice: Texas Medical & Surgical Associates Pa

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Preventing Osteoporosis


by Kim Beardsmore

Last month my 74-year-old mother while walking, tripped on a small tuft of grass, fell - and broke her rib! Her recovery has been painful, debilitating and at times depressing. It also affected my elderly father who relies heavily on her day to day.

Surprisingly, this instance of fracture was not due to osteoporosis. However my mom's experience caused me stop and think deeply. As a 40-something woman, am I doing everything possible to keep my skeletal system in tip-top condition?

Once we get past the inevitable scrapes of childhood, during our middle years we don't give too much thought to our bones. We understand that bones make up our structural frame, but we tend to think of our bones like the frame of a house. Supporting and rigid, and that's it.

The truth of it is that bone is an active, living tissue. Bone is constantly changing, undergoing synthesis and remodeling itself. Like all other bodily tissue, bone is totally dependent on many different micronutrients and enzymes for optimum bone function and health.

A typical western diet is heavily weighted with white flours, refined sugars and fats and is deplete of many of the micronutrients required for healthy bones.

Do you regularly drink carbonated beverages? Did you know that carbonated drinks increase the body's intake of phosphorus - which, in turn, decreases our absorption of calcium. Decreased absorption of calcium can lead to an unhealthy, nutrient-starved skeletal system. And in time lead to osteoporosis.

Whilst calcium is necessary, it is not the only critical micronutrient for healthy bones. Make sure your diet has an adequate supply of magnesium, zinc, silicon, boron, folic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, Manganese, vitamin K, vitamin D and magnesium. These trace elements are important and we are not getting them from our regular food consumption patterns. The Journal of Nutritional Medicine reports between 80 to 85 per cent of Americans consume a magnesium-deficient diet.

Your bone density may also be improved by a gentle regime of weight bearing exercise which stimulates the body to make bone tissue.

Medical evidence supports an improvement in bone density where people make lifestyle changes to incorporate weight bearing exercise, a diet more rich in fresh fruit and vegetables, complemented with high quality nutritional supplements.

Why wait until you bones start breaking before you think about ensuring a healthy skeletal system.

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