It is important that disease characteristics (blood calcium, phosphate, magnesium and kidney function (creatinine)) are regularly monitored, approximately every 3-6 months, as they will change without obvious causes.

A patient’s symptoms and any signs of long-term complications should also be assessed on a regular basis.

Your medical team may want to:

  • Keep your blood calcium level in the target range
  • Prevent symptoms of low blood calcium
  • Keep your blood phosphate in the normal range
  • Avoid excessive calcium in your urine
  • Keep your blood magnesium in the normal range
  • Prevent long-term complications of the disease
  • Check that your vitamin D levels are adequate

 

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