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Vitamin D deficiency and kidney hyperfiltration: a mechanism of kidney injury?

Authors: Maya Fakhoury, Rebecca Levy, Michal L. Melamed

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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a public health problem, given that approximately 13% of adult Americans currently living with CKD (1). CKD is associated with a high risk of hospitalization, cardiovascular events and mortality (2).

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