In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee, Editor-in-chief IJCP Publications, will discuss how often should one get vitamin D levels checked. Unless there is obesity or mal-absorption syndrome or he is on anti-tubercular treatment or with symptoms of osteomalecia , then it should be checked. There is no need for monitoring unless the doctor feels that the levels are dropping and after 3-4 months the test can be done while on maintenance therapy.
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