Vitamin D and Chronic Kidney Disease

Ifigenia Kostoglou‑Athanassiou


Vitamin D is a hormone involved in bone mineral metabolism.[1] The hormone has many extraskeletal effects as well.[2,3] It has multiple immunomodulatory properties,[2] it is involved in glucose metabolism, as it has been proved that it improves glucose metabolism in diabetes mellitus[3] and has a protective role against cardiovascular disease.[4] In this issue of the Journal, in an article the relationship of vitamin D with kidney disease is meticulously reviewed.


Vitamin D; Chronic Kidney Disease

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