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Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and the serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in the United States: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
BACKGROUND Results of several epidemiologic and clinical studies have suggested that there is an excess risk of hypertension and diabetes mellitus in persons with suboptimal intake of vitamin D. Expand
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US Renal Data System 2017 Annual Data Report: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease in the United States.
Author(s): Saran, Rajiv; Robinson, Bruce; Abbott, Kevin C; Agodoa, Lawrence YC; Bhave, Nicole; Bragg-Gresham, Jennifer; Balkrishnan, Rajesh; Dietrich, Xue; Eckard, Ashley; Eggers, Paul W; Gaipov,Expand
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Reliability of controlled collapse interconnections
The use of solder pads to join multi-pad integrated circuit chips to modules provides a highly reliable, rugged interconnection technology. This paper reports some important aspects of theExpand
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The prevalence of hypovitaminosis D among US adults: data from the NHANES III.
OBJECTIVE Several epidemiologic and mechanistic studies suggest that 25(OH) D3 levels should be maintained above 70 nmol/L for a positive effect on the health of adults. Prior studies have noted lowExpand
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K/DOQI clinical practice guidelines for bone metabolism and disease in chronic kidney disease.
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US Renal Data System 2018 Annual Data Report: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease in the United States.
Author(s): Saran, Rajiv; Robinson, Bruce; Abbott, Kevin C; Agodoa, Lawrence YC; Bragg-Gresham, Jennifer; Balkrishnan, Rajesh; Bhave, Nicole; Dietrich, Xue; Ding, Zhechen; Eggers, Paul W; Gaipov,Expand
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Intensive blood-pressure control in hypertensive chronic kidney disease.
BACKGROUND In observational studies, the relationship between blood pressure and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) is direct and progressive. The burden of hypertension-related chronic kidney diseaseExpand
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1,25(OH)2vitamin D3 stimulates myogenic differentiation by inhibiting cell proliferation and modulating the expression of promyogenic growth factors and myostatin in C2C12 skeletal muscle cells.
Skeletal muscle wasting is an important public health problem associated with aging, chronic disease, cancer, kidney dialysis, and HIV/AIDS. 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D (1,25-D3), the active form ofExpand
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Prevalence of CKD and comorbid illness in elderly patients in the United States: results from the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP).
BACKGROUND Elderly individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have high rates of comorbid conditions, including cardiovascular disease and its risk factors, and CKD-related complications. InExpand
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Hypovitaminosis D in chronic kidney disease.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Recent studies show high prevalence of suboptimal 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in chronic kidney disease patients. This study sought to test the hypothesis that the prevalenceExpand
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