Items Tagged ‘Body Composition’

July 2, 2015

iDEXA Body Scan Frequently Asked Questions

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

What happens during an iDEXA scan? Why should I have an iDEXA scan? What are the risks? Can I have an iDEXA scan if I’m pregnant?  Is there anyone who should not have an iDEXA scan?  How often do I need an iDEXA scan?  How much does an iDEXA scan cost? 

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Tags: Body Composition, body fat analysis, idexa


June 16, 2014

Body Composition Appointment

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

The iDEXA (Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry) is among the most accurate techniques for measuring body composition. Results can include body fat percentage, muscle mass and bone density. The scan utilizes very low doses of radiation, however is considered safe for nearly everyone. The 30-minute Body Composition Appointment consists of the iDEXA scan, waist circumference measurement as […]

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Tags: Body Composition, Evaluation, idexa