In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee, Editor-in-chief IJCP Publications, will discuss about to treat or supplement vitamin D deficiency patients in this video. There are different protocols for the treatment. One of the protocols is that if the levels are less than 10 ng/dl then give 60 K IU of Vitamin D3 once in a week for 8 weeks followed by a maintenance therapy. Dr. Aggarwal will also explain how much doses is required in obese and mal-absorption syndrome patients. The parenteral Vitamin D should not be the first line of treatment.
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