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Edward's review

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Two weeks later, when Edward comes in for his review, he feels about the same. He feels quite thirsty and is increasingly fatigued.

You decide to repeat some blood tests. The results are as follows:

Test Result Reference range
ESR 100 mm/hr 0–22 mm/hr
FBC normal
Renal function:
Sodium
Potassium
Urea
Creatinine
eGFR
 
137 mmol/ml
4.9 mmol/L
7.0 mmol/L
125 micromol/L
50 mls/min/1.73m2
 
135–145 mmol/ml
3.5–5 mmol/L
2.5–6.5 mmol/L
60–120 micromol/L
Bone profile:
Calcium (corrected for albumin)
Albumin
Total protein
Alkaline phosphatase 
 
2.85 mmol/L
43 g/L
46 g/L
67 U/L
 
2.15–2.60 mmol/L
35–50 g/L
60–80 g/L
30–130 U/L
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