In patients with chronic kidney disease, vitamin D levels may contribute to problems with access to the blood vessels needed for dialysis.
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A recent study finds vitamin D deficiency is associated with an increased risk of anemia in end-stage renal disease patients.
Vitamin K and D supplementation may reduce the progression of atherosclerosis in patients with chronic kidney disease
A recent RCT found that vitamin K and vitamin D supplementation reduced the progression of atherosclerosis in patients with chronic kidney disease.
A recent study out of the United Kingdom was the first to investigate the effect of oral vitamin D supplementation on endothelial function in chronic kidney disease patients.
New research published in the Journal of Renal Nutrition has found that use of vitamin D supplements in patients with chronic kidney disease has increased four-fold in recent years.
Vitamin D supplementation in patients on chronic dialysis does not improve markers of cardiovascular function
A recent randomized controlled trial found no improvement in markers of cardiovascular function in patients with chronic kidney disease after vitamin D supplementation.
Vitamin D status may predict early kidney disease, according to a study published in the July issue of American Journal of Kidney Disease.
Researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan found that D status is linked to heart size and aortic stiffness in children with chronic kidney disease.
Brant Cebulla explains endocrine and autocrine functions of vitamin D and looks into a recent study published about chronic kidney disease and activated vitamin D.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects more than 16% of American adults aged 20 years and older, and is even higher among African Americans.