17. Vitamin D and PKD: How To Supplement Safely
What does Vitamin D have to do with the Kidneys? Even better, what do we know about Vitamin D and Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)?
In this episode, you will get some education on what Vitamin D is, how we use Vitamin D in our bodies, the risks that come with a deficiency, and why vitamin D intake and status are important for Proactive PKD Living. You will also get some actions to take regarding your Vitamin D Status, safe supplementation, and learn why Vitamin D is one of three labs I always recommend checking earlier than is recommended for Kidney Disease (CKD).
- BLOG: 4 Questions to ask before starting a supplement with PKD
- PODCAST: Episode 15: Supplements and PKD: 4 Questions to ask
- NIH Vitamin D Consumer Health Sheet
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