Table 1

Eligibility criteria for study participation

Inclusion criteriaExclusion criteria
1. Caucasian male or female, at least 50 years of age. Attending for a DEXA scan of Neck of Femur (for measurement of bone mineral density);1. Women who are pregnant or are breastfeeding
2. Patient able to comprehend and sign the Informed Consent prior to enrolment in the study2. Concurrent participation in another experimental intervention or drug study
3. Has an implant or other radio-opaque foreign body in the location of the assessment
4. Unwilling or unable to provide informed consent
  • DEXA, dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry.