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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New research finds dialysis patients living in areas of higher UV exposure have lower mortality rates
Researchers published new results which found a correlation between the degree of UV exposure and all-cause mortality in dialysis patients.
Pilot trial: Vitamin D supplementation may improve immune response to transplantation in hemodialysis patients
An investigative new trial provides novel evidence that vitamin D is able to modulate the alloimmunity often seen in hemodialysis patients.
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 supplementation decreased the risk of complications in dialysis for patients with type 2 diabetes, researchers report at the National Kidney Foundation meeting this week.