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CHOOSE SAFE CARE | Don't Delay Osteoporosis Diagnosis

 
<div>​World Osteoporosis Day is commemorated each year on 20th October to help raise global awareness on this silent, yet highly prevalent disease.
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</div><div>Osteoporosis is a disease in which the density and quality of bones is severely reduced, leading to a weak skeletal structure and fragility fractures. It is increasingly becoming a global health problem. Worldwide, women are four times more likely than men to develop this disease. In Pakistan, osteoporosis affects nearly 9.91 million people, with an estimated rise to 11.3 million by end of 2020 and 12.91 million by 2050. Limited awareness about osteoporosis in the country, amongst other factors are the reason why this disease is so prevalent.
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</div><div>The symptoms for osteoporosis often manifest unseen and without any indication of pain, and are not found until a bone fracture. However, you can catch it early to slow down the illness and protect your bones from becoming brittle and prone to fractures. 
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</div><div><span style="color: #cc0000; text-decoration: none solid #cc0000;"><strong>Clinical Laboratories Packages</strong></span></div><div>The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) is offering a special package for complete bone health screening to help fight osteoporosis.</div><div>You can avail the special offer at AKUH for 20% off. This package includes: </div><div>
</div><div>Package A: Basic bone health screening for Rs. 3,880</div><div><ul><li>Serum Calcium  </li><li>Vitamin D
</li></ul></div><div>Package B: Complete bone health screening for Rs. 10,040</div><div><ul><li>Albumin</li><li>Vitamin D  </li><li>Creatinine </li><li>Magnesium  </li><li>Phosphorous</li><li>Serum Calcium</li><li>Corrected Calcium  </li><li>Alkaline Phosphate </li><li>Parathyroid Hormone</li></ul></div><div>
</div><div><em>*Packages A and B valid until 20 November 2020</em></div><div><em>
</em></div><div><span style="color: #cc0000; text-decoration: none solid #cc0000;"><strong>Dexa Scan</strong></span>
</div><div><ul><li>​Bone Density Scan for Rs. 4,330</li></ul></div><div>To measure your bone mineral density and bone loss. Recommended for people suffering from Osteoporosis or fragile bones.</div><div><em>*Package valid until 31 December 2020, only at Main Campus</em>
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</div><div><strong>CHOOSE SAFE CARE</strong></div><div>At AKUH, we have ensured that strict and highest level of infection control practices are undertaken by all our lab staff, including frequent disinfection, hand sanitising, wearing of mask, and physical distancing measures, so that all our patients and staff are safe.</div><div>
</div><div>Don’t delay and choose safe care with AKUH.
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</div><div>More information in English and Urdu is available <a href="/pakistan/AboutUs/News/Documents/osteoporisis%20package%20october%202020_package.pdf">here​</a>
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