Vitamin D status in dark-skinned patients undergoing hemodialysis in a continually sunny country.

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BACKGROUND Vitamin D (vitD) insufficiency is common in end-stage renal disease. Seasonal and ethnic differences in vitD status have been reported previously. We hypothesized that vitD status in Afro-Caribbean patients on hemodialysis (HD) living in a country with a constant sunny climate would be better than that in African-American HD patients living in… (More)
DOI: 10.5301/jn.5000079

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@article{Foucan2012VitaminDS, title={Vitamin D status in dark-skinned patients undergoing hemodialysis in a continually sunny country.}, author={Lydia Foucan and Jacques Ducros and Henri Merault}, journal={Journal of nephrology}, year={2012}, volume={25 6}, pages={983-8} }