Decatur County General Hospital



  One out of every two women past menopause has osteoporosis.

Don’t wait for a debilitating fracture to find out if you’re the one.

Osteoporosis—a potentially crippling disease characterized by bone loss and a susceptibility to fracture—afflicts 50% of

Caucasian women past menopause. In fact, a woman’s risk of hipfracture alone equals her combined risk of developing breast, uterine or ovarian cancer.

Osteoporosis is preventable and treatable.

A safe, simple and painless test that involves no injections and takes only minutes to complete can determine the current status of your bones and your risk of developing osteoporosis.  This test must be ordered by your doctor.

 To learn more about osteoporosis testing contact…

 Decatur County General Hospital

969 Tennessee Avenue, South

Parsons, TN 38363

(731) 847-3031or 847-1250

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