Do we need to check all patients with chronic kidney disease for vitamin D deficiency?

Do we need to check all patients with chronic kidney disease for vitamin D deficiency?

The video talks about whether all patients with chronic kidney disease need to be checked for vitamin D deficiency by Dr. K K Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee, Editor-in-chief IJCP Publications. He confirms that all patients with chronic kidney disease should be checked for vitamin D levels. Dr. Aggarwal further states that if the patient cannot afford to do the test then directly put him on 60000 units of Vitamin D supplements per month. The patient should be checked for calcium levels every three months which is affordable by all patients.

Dr. KK Aggarwal

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 is the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He is also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus

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