Stable Post-surgery Supplement Doses Can Take Months to Determine

Stable Post-surgery Supplement Doses Can Take Months to Determine

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Stable Post-surgery Supplement Doses Can Take Months to Determine

Typically, it takes nearly three months before people newly diagnosed with chronic, post-surgical hypoparathyroidism arrive at a stable dose of calcium and vitamin D supplements, a study reported, rather than several weeks. But many patients in this study also experienced abnormally high or low calcium levels even after a stable dose was set, highlighting the need for regular monitoring. The study, “Changes in treatment needs for chronic postoperative hypoparathyroidism during initiation of conventional treatment compared to stable…

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