In order for vitamin D to be actively formed, which of the following actions is required in the body? 1. chemical conversion in the liver and kidney to its active form 2. increased fluid intake to maintain homeostasis 3. increased calcium levels stimulate PTH release to restore adequate serum levels 4. conversion of vitamin D metabolites in the liver to its active form of 25-hydroxy vitamin D3

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In order for vitamin D to be actively formed, which of the following actions is required in the body?

1.

chemical conversion in the liver and kidney to its active form

2.

increased fluid intake to maintain homeostasis

3.

increased calcium levels stimulate PTH release to restore adequate serum levels
4.
conversion of vitamin D metabolites in the liver to its active form of 25-hydroxy vitamin D3

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