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

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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.

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