Adequate vitamin D levels vital for maintaining the ongoing wellness of kidney transplant recipients Adequate vitamin D amounts are important for maintaining kidney transplant recipients' health, according to a report that will be provided at ASN Kidney Week 2013 November 5-10 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. In the analysis that included 264 kidney transplant recipients, researchers led by Yoshitsugu Obi, MD, PhD measured sufferers' baseline blood degrees of supplement D and examined their links with kidney function decline, rejection episodes, and death. Related StoriesStudy can help scientists to better understand complications caused by drug therapy in kidney transplant patientsElderly women should take more supplement D supplementation through the wintertime, suggests researchersShorter patients receive lung transplants at lower rates Vitamin D amounts had an almost linear relationship with annual kidney function decline.Volunteers in the one dose groupings were administered one of four single dosages, and the ones in the multiple dosage groups were administered one of two multiple doses on three consecutive times. No safety issues were observed, in virtually any of the dose organizations. Related StoriesAlport syndrome: an interview with Dr Paul Grint, CMO, RegulusDiabetic retinopathy therapy innovations: an interview with Richard Kirk, CEO of PolyphotonixElectronic smoking cigarettes and smoking cigarettes cessation: an interview with Professor Peter Hajek The trial also set up recAP's pharmacokinetic properties.