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Vitamin D Lowers Hepcidin Levels in CKD Patients

Vitamin D supplementation is safe and economic for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD); it can also decrease the need for erythropoietin-stimulating agents and ward off anemia by decreasing hepcidin levels and increasing ferroportin levels. A new study has confirmed the positive effects of vitamin D on hepcidin and ferroportin levels in the serum of patients with […]