Vitamin D Status Is an Independent Risk Factor for Global Cognitive Impairment in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients

@inproceedings{Liu2015VitaminDS,
  title={Vitamin D Status Is an Independent Risk Factor for Global Cognitive Impairment in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients},
  author={Gui-ling Liu and Hai-chen Pi and Li Hao and Dan-Dan Li and Yong-gui Wu and Jie Dong and Jong-Ling Fuh},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVE Vitamin D (VD) deficiency is an independent risk factor for cognitive impairment (CI) in the general population, but VD status in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients has not been investigated. In this study, we aimed to investigate the relationship between serum VD levels and global and specific cognitive functions in PD patients. DESIGN AND SETTING Cross-sectional study, simultaneously conducted at two PD centers. PATIENTS Clinically stable patients (n = 273) undergoing PD for at… CONTINUE READING
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