Vitamin D important to preserve kidney function in kids with chronic kidney disease

Maintaining normal vitamin D levels helps preserve kidney function in children with chronic kidney disease, new research shows. The research findings, published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), indicate that vitamin D - which is an easily accessible, safe, and inexpensive nutritional supplement - may be a useful addition to treatments for safeguarding kidney health in children with mild to moderate chronic kidney disease (CKD).

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