How are 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels correlated with mortality in nondialysis chronic kidney disease (CKD)?

Updated: Jul 21, 2021
  • Author: Pradeep Arora, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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A study by Navaneethan et al found a connection between low levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) and all-cause mortality in patients with nondialysis CKD. [36] Adjusted risk of mortality was 33% higher in patients whose 25(OH)D levels were below 15 ng/mL.


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