Did vitamin D, Omega-3 supplements help prevent development, progression of CKD in adults with type 2 diabetes?

What The Study Did: Researchers in this randomized clinical trial investigated if supplementation with vitamin D or omega-3 fatty acids compared with placebo over five years helped prevent the development or progression of chronic kidney disease among adults with type 2 diabetes. The main outcome measure was change in the glomerular filtration rate that was estimated from serum creatinine and cystatin C.

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Authors: Ian H. de Boer, M.D., M.S., of the University of Washington in Seattle, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jama.2019.17380)

Editor’s Note: The article includes conflict of interest and funding/support disclosures. Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, financial disclosures, funding and support, etc.

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Media advisory: The full study and editorial are linked to this news release. This study is being released to coincide with presentation at Kidney Week 2019.

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