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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Osteoporosis screenings offered at Rheumatology Center open house

MOORESVILLE, Ind. – Rheumatololgist William Kcomt, M.D., will offer free osteoporosis screenings at the St. Francis Rheumatology Center, Wednesday, Oct. 1.

The blessing of the new office and open house will begin at 11:30 a.m. with office tours conducted by staff from noon until 1 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

The screenings are from noon to 4 p.m., and following the blessing and open house at the center, which is part of the hospital campus’ new medical office building, 1199 Hadley Road.

Kcomt specializes in treating patients with arthritis and rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases, using the latest technologies to diagnose and treat the causes of diseases such as osteoporosis.

Osteoporosis is a condition that causes bones to become weak and brittle because of low levels of calcium and other minerals. It more commonly affects women. People also might at risk if they are exceptionally underweight, have a small body frame or have a family history of the disease.

For more information about the St. Francis Rheumatololgy Center, go to Appointments can be made by calling 317-834-9051.