TY - CHAP A1 - Jean Jeanov Filipov A2 - Emil Paskalev Dimitrov ED1 - Julia Fedotova Y1 - 2020-02-26 PY - 2020 T1 - Vitamin D Deficiency in Renal Disease N2 - Vitamin D is the topic for many discussions in the scientific community. Nowadays, a different interpretation of this secosteroid hormone is needed. Today the term "vitamin" may be considered outdated. This compound may be correctly be called a vitamin only when it is administered to humans or animals that suffer from its deficiency. This book attempts to clarify the role of Vitamin D deficiency in many pathological processes in the whole organism. Chapters in this book cover such issues as the earliest clinical and preclinical investigations of the consequences of Vitamin D deficiency for cognitive, cardiovascular, metabolic, immune, and renal disorders. BT - Vitamin D Deficiency SP - Ch. 13 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.88928 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.88928 SN - 978-1-83880-776-4 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-05-06 ER -