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CKD-MBD Testing, Monitoring Suboptimal in Advanced CKD

In a large US study, only half of patients with stage 3, 4, and 5 had undergone PTH retesting at 12, 8, and 4.5 months, respectively, after treatment with vitamin D sterols, in line with KDIGO guidelines.
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Nutritional Vitamin D Unreliable as SHPT Treatment in NDD-CKD

Nutritional vitamin D supplements are frequently used to treat secondary hyperparathyroidism, especially in early chronic kidney disease, but they do not substantially lower parathyroid hormone levels, according to a meta-analysis.
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