3 doctors weighed in:
Where in the body is calcitriol coming from? How does it affect your calcium?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Kidney
Calcitriol is the active form of vitamin d and is formed in the kidneys.
Among its functions is transport of calcium through the gut wall hence why people with low vitamin d can develop low calcium levels.

In brief: Kidney
Calcitriol is the active form of vitamin d and is formed in the kidneys.
Among its functions is transport of calcium through the gut wall hence why people with low vitamin d can develop low calcium levels.
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Adam Smith
Board Certified,
13 years in practice
382K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors