A recent study found low vitamin D levels were independently related to sleep disturbance among hemodialysis patients.
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In patients with chronic kidney disease, vitamin D levels may contribute to problems with access to the blood vessels needed for dialysis.
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.
Dr Cannell explains the most recent studies on vitamin D including dosage recommendations, influence on statins, and implications for patients with kidney disease.