Vitamin D, vitamin D receptor and the importance of its activation in patients with chronic kidney disease.

Abstract

Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to many different pathologies, especially with morbimortality in patients with chronic kidney disease. The progressive loss of renal function leads to calcitriol deficiency and homeostatic changes in calcium, phosphorus, FGF-23 and PTH, among others. All these changes can also influence vitamin D receptor (VDR… (More)
DOI: 10.3265/Nefrologia.pre2014.Sep.11796

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