Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency among libyan chronic kidney disease patients

@article{Nouh2018PrevalenceOV,
  title={Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency among libyan chronic kidney disease patients},
  author={Fatima Ait Nouh and Abdalla Mohammed Jarari and Mohamed O Ezwaie and Omar B Latiwesh},
  journal={Libyan Journal of Medical Sciences},
  year={2018},
  volume={2},
  pages={138 - 141}
}
Background: Vitamin D deficiency is common among patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). The traditional supplementation of active Vitamin D (1,25–dihydroxyvitamin D (or 1-hydroxyvitamin D to CKD patients has been reported to control the level of secondary hyperparathyroidism but not sufficient to replenish the body store of Vitamin D (25-hydroxyvitamin D). Patients and Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional analysis of two major parameters, namely 25-hydroxyvitamin D and parathyroid…