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Vitamin D and Anemia

      New insights into the biologic functions of vitamin D increased the interest in the clinical consequences of vitamin D deficiency. In addition to its role in mineral metabolism, recent studies indicate a relationship among hypovitaminosis D, survival, and inflammation.
      • Santoro D.
      • Caccamo D.
      • Gagliostro G.
      • et al.
      Vitamin D metabolism and activity as well as genetic variants of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) in chronic kidney disease patients.
      Moreover, it seems also that vitamin D is involved in erythropoiesis.
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