What is it about?

This study highlights the strong association between vitamin D level & blood sugar control, in patients with chronic kidney disease.

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Why is it important?

This study highlights the need for vitamin D screening among high-risk patients, necessitating early and timely vitamin D repletion therapy to achieve better glycemic control, and prevent development or worsening of type 2 diabetes-related complications.


This article is a showcase of good collaboration between nephrologist & endocrinologist

Dr Soo Kun Lim
University Malaya Medical Centre

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This page is a summary of: Association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and glycated hemoglobin levels in type 2 diabetes patients with chronic kidney disease, Journal of Diabetes Investigation, June 2017, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/jdi.12696.
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