What can I do to get the best bone density test?

  • Bring a list of your medications
  • Arrive a few minute before your test
  • Keep a good medical history
  • Schedule your test at least a week from any other tests that use contrast
  • Do not take calcium supplements for 24 hours before your test
  • Wear comfortable clothes with a minimum of zippers or metal at the waist.
  • Be sure to follow up with your doctor.
  • Ask questions!