Harini.K, Vishnu Priya.V, Gayathri.R
Harini.K1, Vishnu Priya.V2, Gayathri.R3
1BDS first year, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai-600077.
2Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai-600077.
3Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai-600077
Volume - 9,
Issue - 8,
Year - 2016
Title: Awareness of importance of vitamin D among students in a dental school-a survey.
Aim & objective: To create awareness of importance of intake of vitamin D and its deficiency related disorders.
Background: Vitamin D is essential for maintaining serum calcium and phosphorus concentrations within the normal range. Deficiency of vitamin D causes inadequate mineralisation leading to rickets & osteomalacia . The vitamin D survey questionnaire is administered to students through survey planet link.
Reason: To spread the awareness of importance of intake of vitamin D in diet and to create a vitamin D deficient free generation.
Result: To create awareness regarding the awareness of vitamin D a survey was conducted.
Cite this article:
Harini.K, Vishnu Priya.V, Gayathri.R. Awareness of Importance of Vitamin D Among Dental Students in a Dental School – A Survey. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2016; 9(8):1133-1136. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00215.8