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December Research & News

December Research and News

Once again, we combed through multiple medical journals looking for the latest research on Integrative approach to kidney health. We know your time is valuable so we curated and summarized these studies for you. Welcome to the December edition of InKidney Research and News. Altered vitamin K biodistribution may decrease the benefit of vitamin K2 supplementation in advance CKD In this study,…

magnesium and kidneys

Magnesium and kidneys

Magnesium (Mg) is one of the most important minerals in the body. It plays an essential role as a cofactor for more than 300 critical enzymatic reactions. Unfortunately, dietary magnesium intake in developed countries has decreased over the past decades due to the increased consumption of low-magnesium diets that include processed foods and produce cultivated…

genetics of kidney stones

Genetics of Kidney Stones

Kidney stone development is the composite end-result of multiple factors including genetic, dietary and environmental, and can have serious consequences. They are often painful and if left unaddressed can lead to more severe conditions such as obstruction of urinary flow and permanent damage to the kidneys. Recurrent kidney stones are one of the common causes…

Vitamin K picture

Vitamin K in Vascular, Kidney and bone Health

Vitamin D gets a lot of attention these days, not only for its roll in bone health, but also due to the multiple health benefits associated with robust levels of circulating vitamin D, specially in kidney disease. However, the role of vitamin K working in tandem with vitamin D often gets overlooked. This blog will focus…

Food that contain vitamin D

Vitamin D and Kidney Health

Kidney disease (KD) is associated with changes in bone health and mineral balance. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for life and is crucial for calcium balance and bone health. The kidneys are central in the activation of vitamin D and play a key role in regulating circulating levels. Vitamin D as…