Vitamin D levels in subjects with or without chronic kidney disease among Veterans with diabetes in North East United States
Subhashini Yaturu, WJB Dorn VA Medical Center/USC School of Medicine, Columbia, SC 29029, United States
Barbara Youngberg, Former Research Assistant atStratton VA MC at Albany, NY 29029, Unites States
Sonya Zdunek, Stratton VA MC at Albany, NY 29029, Unites States
Author contributions: Yaturu S contributed to protocol writing, analysis of data, preparation of manuscript; Youngberg B contributed to administrative paper work for IRB submission, data organization, and chart reviews; Zdunek S contributed to data retrieval.
Institutional review board statement: The study protocol was reviewed and approved by the Institutional Review Board as well as the Institutional Research and Development Committee.
Informed consent statement: Not applicable as it is a retrospective data.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The author declares that the preparation of the manuscript was carried out in the absence of any commercial or financial relationships that could be construed as a potential conflict of interest.
Data sharing statement: None.
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Correspondence to: Subhashini Yaturu, MD, Professor, WJB Dorn VA Medical Center/USC School of Medicine, 6439 Garners Ferry Road, Columbia, SC 29029, Unites States. email@example.com
Received: August 26, 2016
Peer-review started: September 1, 2016
First decision: November 11, 2016
Revised: May 9, 2017
Accepted: May 18, 2017
Article in press: May 19, 2017
Published online: July 15, 2017