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Therapeutic Areas: Nephrology | Family Medicine
Disease Category: Kidney Disease
Location: United States, NY

Clinical Trial Details


Research Study Summary

The Effects of Vitamin D Repletion in Vitamin D Deficient Patients With Stage 3 and 4 Chronic Kidney Disease


This is a randomized clinical trial to determine if vitamin D repletion in CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) patients with low vitamin D levels will decrease proteinuria, a marker of kidney damage.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age >18 years
  • Ability to provide informed consent
  • Chronic kidney disease stage 3 and 4
  • On ACE inhibitor or ARB for albuminuria if tolerated

Assessed during eligibility screen:

  • Albuminuria >30 mg/g creatinine
  • 25(OH) vitamin D level >12.5 and <75 nmol/L

Exclusion Criteria:

  • On vitamin D in past 4 weeks
  • Plans to relocate out of New York City in the next 6 months
  • 25 (OH) Vitamin D level <12.5 nmol/L
  • HIV infection
  • History of hypercalcemia or kidney stones
  • Serum phosphate >5.5 mg/dl in past 3 months
  • Serum calcium >10.0 mg/dl in past 3 months
  • SBP >160 DBP >100 at screening visit
  • Transplanted organ
  • Cancer
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Rapidly deteriorating kidney function with the expectation for initiation of dialysis in less than 6 months

To Learn more

CW ID:162874
Date Last Changed: July 24, 2013

Clinical Trial Snapshot

Both Male and Female
18 and up
Overall Status
Facility Type


Lisandra Niñonuevo, Study Coordinator
The Harold & Muriel Block Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at Einstein & Montefiore
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461
Phone: 718-430-3301

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