Dr. Parag Singhal

Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist, Nuffield Hospital Taunton

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of London Hon Senior Lecturer, University of Bristol and Member of Medical Protection Society. He is also a consultant Physician, Weston General Hospital Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist, Nuffield Hospital, Taunton. Has been given the prestigious Bharat Gaurav Award and was involved with the British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (BAPIO). A Weston-super-Mare doctor has been praised by the Prime Minister for his outstanding contribution to medicine and patient care.

Contributions

  • What is the role of doctors in addressing global health challenges?

    Dr. Parag Singhal, Endocrinologist, UK will talk about the role of doctors in addressing global health challenges in this video. Expense of health care facilities are increasing in whole world. Unless some solutions are found to reduce the wastages, it will be difficult to sustain the health care with respect to quality and delivery. He will further talk about the unnecessary investigations to be avoided to save medical expense.

  • What tests should a gp perform if we suspects enlargement of thyroid gland?

    In this video, Dr. Parag Singhal, Endocrinologist, UK will discuss about the tests required for enlargement of thyroid gland. Enlargement of thyroid is very common in endemic areas where there is iodine deficiency. A general practitioner should ask for the following tests: thyroid profile and antibodies. He will further explain about underactive and overactive thyroid gland. The GP should ideally refer the patient to a specialist.

  • How should we respond to a patient wondering, should start the new anti-diabetic medication.....?

    Dr. Parag Singhal, Endocrinologist, UK will discuss about the response while treating new diabetic patients with new antidiabetic medications in this video. Type 2 diabetes after diagnosis should be managed by lifestyle intervention which is the most important aspect of the diabetes management. Diet and exercise are most important interventions. He will further talk about the diabetic medications in details.