Hetero is creating awareness and importance of Vitamin D amongst students and their parents for overall health and wellness through Health Talks by renowned Pediatricians.
A Pediatrician interacts with students and their parents to make them aware regarding the need of Vitamin D for overall health & wellness, immunity, extra skeletal benefits.
Background: Vit D is a fat soluble vitamin which plays a vital role in body functions. Normal Vitamin D levels (>30ng/ml) are essential for overall health and wellness. In India, Vitamin D deficiency/ insufficiency is reaching an epidemic proportion with a prevalence of 94% in the general population across all age groups, which hampers overall Health and wellness. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with several skeletal and non-skeletal risks in different age groups.