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Role of ergocalciferol and cholecalciferol in chronic kidney disease

KEY POINT

A recent review discussed the importance of monitoring vitamin D levels and the effects of supplementation with ergocalciferol and cholecalciferol in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD).

SOURCES

Nigwekar SU et al. Ergocalciferol and cholecalciferol in CKD. Am J Kidney Dis. 2012;60:139–56.