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Omega-3 supplementation ups activated vitamin D levels?

Posted on: August 24, 2012   by  Brant Cebulla


Researchers out of South Korea have recently reported that omega-3 fatty acid supplementation increases activated vitamin D levels in dialysis patients.

An WS et al. Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation increases 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D and fetuin-A levels in dialysis patients. Nutrition Research, 2012.

The researchers, led by Professor Won Suk An, conducted an open-label randomized controlled trial administrating omega-3 fatty acids to dialysis patients treated with either hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis for at least one year due to kidney failure.

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1 Response to Omega-3 supplementation ups activated vitamin D levels?

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    Neat find!! A real eye-opener.
    Made a web page this morning about omega-3, Calcitriol, and the paracrine system which has links to Overview of Kidney, etc.

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