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Cholecalciferol Supplementation is Effective for Suppressing Secondary Hyperparathyroidism in CKD Patients with Vitamin D Deficiency

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Dr Ashok Kumar Yadav, Chandigarh    13 January 2018

  1. The study was a cross-sectional study to understand association between vitamin D levels and markers of bone turnover in CKD.
  2. The study results suggested that correction of native vitamin D deficiency is effective in achieving sufficient level of 25(OH)D in predialysis CKD G3-4 subjects.
  3. The results were shown to have a favorable effect on several biochemical parameters of CKD-MBD.
  4. Vitamin D deficiency is a potentially modifiable risk factor for bone mineral disease in subjects with stage G3-G4 CKD.

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