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Increased levels of BUN in a diabetic patient - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   My dad is diabetic for 27 yrs his BUN level is 57 .How can you reduce it?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when?
User :   For 1-2 yrs it is around 52- 57
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will help you in this
User :   is there any medication
Doctor :   can I ask few relevant questions?
User :   yes
Doctor :   what is his age, occupation , weight and height
User :   66 yrs,retd,67kg,5ft 10 inches
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is his sugar levels under control
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   always?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   recent years at least
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the condition is due to the effect of diabetes on kidneys
Doctor :   what is his daily water intake?

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