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Is there a link between vitamin D status and chronic kidney disease in children?

Posted on: September 13, 2012   by  John Cannell, MD


Imagine the children with chronic kidney disease (CKD), especially the kids on dialysis. Most children with CKD were born with an anatomical or biochemical abnormality that injures or destroys their kidneys, although some kids develop CKD from widespread inflammation, often from an infection, that injures or destroys their kidneys.

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