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William Hugh Stephens Jr, MD
(912) 354-4006
14 Medical Arts Ctr
Savannah, GA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1974

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John Jay Morley, MD
(912) 927-3297
5354 Reynolds St Ste 303
Savannah, GA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1976

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Jeffrey L Stark
(404) 616-3640
49 Jesse Hill Jr Dr Se
Atlanta, GA
Specialty
Rheumatology

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Kimberly Lynn McIlwain, MD
813-254-9754 x808
789 Adair Ave NE
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med, Tampa Fl 33612
Graduation Year: 2000

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Marta T Bognar, MD
(770) 536-0470
950 S Enota Dr NE Ste A
Gainesville, GA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Semmelweis Orvostudomanyi Egyetem (Peter Pazmany Univ), Budapest
Graduation Year: 1984

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John J Morley
(912) 692-0609
5354 Reynolds St
Savannah, GA
Specialty
Rheumatology

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Joseph Michael Hogan, MD
(215) 334-0700
110 Medical Park Dr
Pooler, GA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1959

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Cornelia M Weyand
(404) 727-7310
1365 Clifton Rd Ne Bldg A
Atlanta, GA
Specialty
Rheumatology

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James E Mossell, DO
(229) 386-7720
PO Box 7570
Tifton, GA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Of Ny Inst Of Tech, Old Westbury Ny 11568
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Tift Gen Hosp, Tifton, Ga
Group Practice: Tift Enterprises

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Gwendolyn Grant, MD
(404) 687-0264
7 Fitzgerald Ct
Decatur, GA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1991

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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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