Dolly Parton sings “These old bones will tell your story, these old bones will never lie”. But your bones only tell part of your story because every 10 years, you have a completely new skeleton. This is a little known “factoid” that I love relaying to my patients in the UAB Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Clinic because it’s really kind of cool.
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Beth Kitchin, PhD, RDN
Assistant Professor, Nutrition Sciences
Patient Educator, UAB Osteoporosis Prevention & Treatment Center
University of Alabama at Birmingham