blood calcium level

Your body needs calcium to make strong, healthy bones — but many children and adults in the United States aren’t getting the calcium they need. Because the body cannot produce this essential mineral, your bones are at risk for osteoporosis when you don’t consume enough calcium from food [...]

By uclahealth • February 6, 2019
During a routine exam, my primary doctor noticed an elevated blood calcium level and referred me to the UCLA endocrinology department for diagnosis. My initial appointment resulted in a diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism, which subsequent testing confirmed. After educating myself about the disease, it seemed [...]
By blue2micron • October 10, 2016