Vitamin D supplementation in children with chronic kidney disease

Vitamin D insufficiency and effect of cholecalciferol in children with chronic kidney disease.

Vitamin D insufficiency is common in patients with chronic kidney disease and may contribute to further disease. This study evaluated the effect of vitamin D supplementation in children with chronic kidney disease. 44 children were given vitamin D for 6 weeks. The results showed that the vitamin D supplementation was safe and effective in correcting vitamin D insufficiency in children with chronic kidney disease. Further details can be found in the study.
Hari P, Gupta N, Hari S, Gulati A, Mahajan P, Bagga A. Vitamin D insufficiency and effect of cholecalciferol in children with chronic kidney disease. Pediatr Nephrol. 2010 Dec;25(12):2483-8.


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