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DEXA

DEXA- Patient Preparation and Instructions

Unless instructed otherwise, eat normally on the day of the exam, but avoid taking calcium supplements for at least 24 hours prior to your appointment.

Wear loose, comfortable clothing. Sweat suits and other casual attire without zippers, buttons, grommets or any metal are preferred.

You should not have had a barium study on the same day as your dexa.