For more information, call: 573-331-3000

Know Your Risk for Osteoporosis


The best way to monitor osteoporosis risk is to undergo regular bone density screenings. Saint Francis Medical Center offers these tests as part of its Heart & Health Screenings. The following screenings are available 7-10 am on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Saint Francis Health and Wellness Center, 150 S. Mount Auburn Road. No appointments are necessary.

Health Screenings

Bone Density Screening – $25

Blood Pressure Screening – Free

Glucose Screening – $6

Heart Screening

Lipid Profile Plus Glucose – $29 (includes total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides, glucose for diabetes, blood pressure and cardiac risk assessment)

For accurate results, a 10- to 12-hour fast is required. Medications may be taken with water during fasting.

For more information about these lifesaving screenings, call Saint Francis at 573-331-5970.