Risk of vitamin D deficiency in children with kidney disease

Vitamin D status in children with renal diseases.

The aim of this study was to assess the vitamin D status in children with kidney diseases. For this purpose, blood levels of vitamin D were measured in 127 children with kidney disease. A deficiency or insufficiency of vitamin D were observed in more than 43 % of the children. The researchers therefore stressed the necessity to develop new strategies in vitamin D supplementation in children with kidney diseases. Further details can be found in the study.
Pańczyk-Tomaszewska M, Mizerska-Wasiak M, Ziółkowska H, Adamczuk D, Kisiel A, Wawer Z, Kamińska A, Roszkowska-Blaim M. Vitamin D status in children with renal diseases. Med Wieku Rozwoj. 2013 Oct-Dec;17(4):306-12.


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