In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee, Editor-in-chief IJCP Publications, will discuss whether all patient require vitamin D level monitoring. It is recommended that all patients with liver disease should be checked for vitamin D deficiency. He further explains that if the level are less than 20, then they should be put on 2000 units per day for the next four months. After four months, maintenance doses are continued which is 1000 units per day. The liver disease patient have to continue vitamin D supplements for life long.
Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus