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It has been suggested recently that the assays for 25(OH)D are not well standardized, and the definition of deficiency is not yet well validated. At best, clinicians should ensure that patients use the same laboratory for measurements of these levels, if carried out. The most appropriate vitamin D assays presently available seem to be those that measure both 25(OH)D2 and 25(OH)D3. Presently, approximately 20–50% of the general population has low vitamin D levels, irrespective of CKD status. However, the benefits from replacing vitamin D have not been documented in patients with CKD, particularly if they are taking calcitriol or a vitamin D analog.

Attention to acidemia and hyperruricemia will also be beneficial. New insights into the pathogenesis and treatment of diabetes may help manage the number one cause of kidney failure in America. 7. References [1] Primer on Kidney Disease, 5th Edition, Greenberg et al. editors, Saunders (2009). [2] Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology, 4th edition, Jurgen Floege; Richard J. Johnson, John Feehally [3] Brenner and Rector’s The Kidney, 8th Edition. [4] Pathologic Basis of Diseases, Eighth Edition. Robins and Cotran [5] Tuttle, K.

2005). Additionally, in our The New Kidney and Bone Disease: Chronic Kidney Disease – Mineral and Bone Disorder (CKD–MBD) a) b) c) d) 35 Fig. 1A. Intima and media calcification by radiography. a) Femoral artery intimal calcification; b) Femoral artery medial calcification; c) Pelvic artery medial calcification; d) Iliac arteries mixed calcification. (London et al. 2003). Fig. 1B. Coronary artery calcification by Electron beam computed tomography (EBCT), (scan courtesy of Pr P. Raggi). 36 Chronic Kidney Disease A B Fig.

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